Short track speed skating at the 2002 Winter Olympics

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Short Track Speed Skating
at the XIX Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for speed skating
Venue Salt Lake Ice Center
Dates February 13-23
Competitors 106 from 24 nations
«1998 2006»
For the long track speed skating events, see Speed skating at the 2002 Winter Olympics

Short track speed skating at the 2002 Winter Olympics, was held from 13 February to 23 February. Eight events were contested at Salt Lake Ice Center (normally called Delta Center (now EnergySolutions Arena)). Two new events were added for these games, with the men's and women's 1500 metres making debuts.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  China (CHN) 2 2 3 7
2  South Korea (KOR) 2 2 0 4
3  Canada (CAN) 2 1 3 6
4  United States (USA) 1 1 1 3
5  Australia (AUS) 1 0 0 1
6  Bulgaria (BUL) 0 1 1 2
7  Italy (ITA) 0 1 0 1
Total 8 8 8 24

China led the medal table with seven, while Evgenia Radanova's two medals for Bulgaria were their first in the sport.

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
 Marc Gagnon
Canada (CAN)
41.802  Jonathan Guilmette
Canada (CAN)
41.994  Rusty Smith
United States (USA)
42.027
1000 metres
details
 Steven Bradbury
Australia (AUS)
1:29.109  Apolo Anton Ohno
United States (USA)
1:30.160  Mathieu Turcotte
Canada (CAN)
1:30.563
1500 metres
details
 Apolo Anton Ohno
United States (USA)
2:18.541  Li Jiajun
China (CHN)
2:18.731  Marc Gagnon
Canada (CAN)
2:18.806
5000 metre relay
details
 Canada (CAN)
Jonathan Guilmette
Marc Gagnon
François-Louis Tremblay
Mathieu Turcotte
Éric Bédard
6:51.579  Italy (ITA)
Nicola Franceschina
Nicola Rodigari
Fabio Carta
Maurizio Carnino
Michele Antonioli
6:56.327  China (CHN)
Li Jiajun
Feng Kai
Guo Wei
Li Ye
An Yulong
6:59.633

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
 Yang Yang (A)
China (CHN)
44.187  Evgenia Radanova
Bulgaria (BUL)
44.252  Wang Chunlu
China (CHN)
44.272
1000 metres
details
 Yang Yang (A)
China (CHN)
1:36.391  Ko Gi-Hyun
South Korea (KOR)
1:36.427  Yang Yang (S)
China (CHN)
1:37.008
1500 metres
details
 Ko Gi-Hyun
South Korea (KOR)
2:31.581  Choi Eun-Kyung
South Korea (KOR)
2:31.610  Evgenia Radanova
Bulgaria (BUL)
2:31.723
3000 metre relay
details
 South Korea (KOR)
Choi Eun-Kyung
Choi Min-Kyung
Park Hye-Won
Joo Min-Jin
4:12.793  China (CHN)
Yang Yang (A)
Yang Yang (S)
Sun Dandan
Wang Chunlu
4:13.326  Canada (CAN)
Isabelle Charest
Alanna Kraus
Amélie Goulet-Nadon
Marie-Ève Drolet
Tania Vicent
4:15.738

Records[edit]

[1] Two world records and fifteen Olympic records were set in Salt Lake.

Event Date Round Team Time OR WR
Men's 500 metres 23 February Heat 7  Jonathan Guilmette (CAN) 42.326 OR
23 February Quarterfinal 3  Kim Dong-Sung (KOR) 41.806 OR
23 February A Final  Marc Gagnon (CAN) 41.802 OR
Men's 1000 metres 13 February Heat 7  Rusty Smith (USA) 1:28.183 OR
16 February Quarterfinal 3  Mathieu Turcotte (CAN) 1:27.185 OR
Men's 1500 metres 13 February Heat 5  Guo Wei (CHN) 2:18.846 OR
16 February Semifinal 1  Mathieu Turcotte (CAN) 2:15.942 OR
Men's 5000 metre relay 13 February Heat 1 Canada
Éric Bédard
Marc Gagnon
François-Louis Tremblay
Mathieu Turcotte
6:45.455 OR
Women's 500 metres 16 February Heat 3  Wang Chunlu (CHN) 44.723 OR
16 February Semifinal 1  Yang Yang (A) (CHN) 44.118 OR
Women's 1000 metres 23 February Quarterfinal 1  Yang Yang (A) (CHN) 1:31.235 OR
Women's 1500 metres 13 February Heat 1  Yang Yang (S) (CHN) 2:26.943 OR
13 February Semifinal 2  Choi Eun-Gyeong (KOR) 2:21.069 OR WR
| Men's 5000 metre relay 13 February Heat 1 South Korea
Choi Eun-Gyeong
Choi Min-Kyung
Park Hye-Won
Ju Min-Jin
4:14.977 OR
13 February A Final South Korea
Choi Eun-Gyeong
Choi Min-Kyung
Park Hye-Won
Ju Min-Jin
4:12.793 OR WR

Participating NOCs[edit]

Twenty-six nations competed in the short track events at Salt Lake City. Belarus, the Czech Republic, Hong Kong, Israel, Romania and Slovakia made their short track debuts.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Salt Lake City 2002 Official Report - Volume 3". Salt Lake Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. 2002. Retrieved January 13, 2014. 

Sports-Reference 2002 Olympics - Short Track