Short track speed skating at the 2014 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metre relay

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Men's 5000 metre relay
at the XXII Olympic Winter Games
Short track speed skating at the 2014 Winter Olympics4.jpg
Venue Iceberg Skating Palace
Sochi, Russia
Dates 13 February 2014 (semifinal)
21 February 2014 (final)
Competitors 32 from 8 nations
Winning time 6:42.100
Medalists
Gold medal    Russia
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    China
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Short track speed skating at the
2014 Winter Olympics
Short track speed skating pictogram.svg
500 m   men   women
1000 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m relay women
5000 m relay men

The men's 5000 metre relay in short track speed skating at the 2014 Winter Olympics was held between 13–21 February 2014 at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi, Russia.[1]

The semifinal was held on 13 February with the final on 21 February.

The defending Olympic Champion and World Champion was Canada.

Qualification[edit]

Countries were assigned quotas using a combination of the two special Olympic Qualification classifications that were held at two world cups in November 2013.[2] For this event a total of 8 nations qualified to compete.[3]

Results[edit]

The final was held at 22:18.[4]

Semifinals[edit]

QA — qualified for Final A
QB — qualified for Final B
ADV — advanced
PEN — penalty
Rank Semifinal Country Athletes Time Notes
1 1 Netherlands Daan Breeuwsma
Niels Kerstholt
Sjinkie Knegt
Freek van der Wart
6:45.385 QA
2 1 Kazakhstan Abzal Azhgaliyev
Aidar Bekzhanov
Denis Nikisha
Nurbergen Zhumagaziyev
6:47.152 QA
3 1 South Korea Lee Han-Bin
Lee Ho-Suk
Park Se-Yeong
Sin Da-Woon
6:48.206 QB
4 1 United States Eddy Alvarez
J. R. Celski
Chris Creveling
Jordan Malone
6:50.292 ADV
1 2 Russia Viktor Ahn
Semion Elistratov
Vladimir Grigorev
Ruslan Zakharov
6:44.331 QA
2 2 China Chen Dequan
Han Tianyu
Shi Jingnan
Wu Dajing
6:44.521 QA
3 2 Italy Yuri Confortola
Tommaso Dotti
Anthony Lobello
Nicola Rodigari
6:45.253 QB
4 2 Canada Michael Gilday
Charles Hamelin
François Hamelin
Olivier Jean
6:48.186 QB

Finals[edit]

Final B (Classification Round)[edit]

Rank Country Athletes Time
6 Canada Michael Gilday
Charles Hamelin
Charle Cournoyer
Olivier Jean
6:43.747
7 South Korea Kim Yun-Jae
Lee Ho-Suk
Park Se-Yeong
Sin Da-Woon
6:43.921
8 Italy Yuri Confortola
Tommaso Dotti
Anthony Lobello
Davide Viscardi
6:44.904

Final A (Medal Round)[edit]

Dutch relay team after finishing fourth
Rank Country Athletes Time Notes
1 Russia Viktor Ahn
Semion Elistratov
Vladimir Grigorev
Ruslan Zakharov
6:42.100 OR
2 United States Eddy Alvarez
J. R. Celski
Chris Creveling
Jordan Malone
6:42.371
3 China Chen Dequan
Han Tianyu
Shi Jingnan
Wu Dajing
6:48.341
4 Netherlands Daan Breeuwsma
Niels Kerstholt
Sjinkie Knegt
Freek van der Wart
6:49.149
5 Kazakhstan Abzal Azhgaliyev
Aidar Bekzhanov
Denis Nikisha
Nurbergen Zhumagaziyev
6:54.630

References[edit]