Short track speed skating at the 2006 Winter Olympics

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Speed Skating
at the XX Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for speed skating
Venue Torino Palavela
Dates February 12–25
Competitors 106 from 24 nations
«2002 2010»
For the long track speed skating events, see Speed skating at the 2006 Winter Olympics

Short track speed skating at the 2006 Winter Olympics, was held over thirteen days, from 12 February to 25 February. Eight events were contested at Torino Palavela. In the men's competition, Ahn Hyun-Soo earned a medal in each event, winning three golds. On the women's side, Jin Sun-Yu scored three gold medals.

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

[1]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  South Korea (KOR) 6 3 1 10
2  China (CHN) 1 1 3 5
3  United States (USA) 1 0 2 3
4  Canada (CAN) 0 3 1 4
5  Bulgaria (BUL) 0 1 0 1
6  Italy (ITA) 0 0 1 1

Men's events[edit]

[1]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
 Apolo Anton Ohno
United States (USA)
41.935  François-Louis Tremblay
Canada (CAN)
42.002  Ahn Hyun-Soo
South Korea (KOR)
42.089
1000 metres
details
 Ahn Hyun-Soo
South Korea (KOR)
1:26.739  Lee Ho-Suk
South Korea (KOR)
1:26.764  Apolo Anton Ohno
United States (USA)
1:26.927
1500 metres
details
 Ahn Hyun-Soo
South Korea (KOR)
2:25.341  Lee Ho-Suk
South Korea (KOR)
2:25.600  Li JiaJun
China (CHN)
2:26.005
5000 metre relay
details
South Korea
Ahn Hyun Soo
Lee Ho-Suk
Oh Se-Jong*
Seo Ho-Jin
Song Suk-Woo
6:43.376 Canada
Eric Bédard
Jonathan Guilmette*
Charles Hamelin
François-Louis Tremblay
Mathieu Turcotte
6:43.707 United States
Alex Izykowski
J. P. Kepka
Apolo Anton Ohno
Rusty Smith
6:47.990

* Skaters who did not participate in the final, but received medals.

Women's events[edit]

[1]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
 Wang Meng
China (CHN)
44.345  Evgenia Radanova
Bulgaria (BUL)
44.374  Anouk Leblanc-Boucher
Canada (CAN)
44.759
1000 metres
details
  Jin Sun-Yu
South Korea (KOR)
1:32.859  Wang Meng
China (CHN)
1:33.079  Yang Yang (A)
China (CHN)
1:33.937
1500 metres
details
 Jin Sun-Yu
South Korea (KOR)
2:23.494  Choi Eun-Kyung
South Korea (KOR)
2:24.069  Wang Meng
China (CHN)
2:24.469
3000 metre relay
details
South Korea
Byun Chun-Sa
Choi Eun-Kyung
Jeon Da-Hye
Jin Sun-Yu
Kang Yun-Mi*
4:17.040 Canada
Alanna Kraus
Anouk Leblanc-Boucher
Amanda Overland*
Kalyna Roberge
Tania Vicent
4:17.336 Italy
Arianna Fontana
Marta Capurso
Katia Zini
Mara Zini
4:20.030

* Skaters who did not participate in the final, but received medals.

Records[edit]

Of the four Olympic records set in Turin, three of them came in the men's 1000 metres.

Event[1] Date Round Team Time OR WR
Men's 1000 metres 15 February Heat 1  Li Ye (CHN) 1:27.048 OR
18 February Quarterfinal 1  Rusty Smith (USA) 1:27.000 OR
18 February Final A  Ahn Hyun-Soo (KOR) 1:26.739 OR
Men's 5000 metre relay 25 February Final South Korea
Ahn Hyun-Soo
Lee Ho-Suk
Seo Ho-Jin
Song Suk-Woo
6:43.376 OR

Participating NOCs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Torino 2006 Official Report - Speed Skating". Torino Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. March 2009. Retrieved June 1, 2009.