Short track speed skating at the 2014 Winter Olympics – Men's 500 metres

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Men's 500 metres
at the XXII Olympic Winter Games
Viktor Ahn in 2014 Winter Olympics.jpg
Podium
Venue Iceberg Skating Palace
Sochi, Russia
Dates 18 February (qualifying heats)
21 February (quarterfinal, semifinal, and final)
Competitors 32 from 16 nations
Winning time 41.312
Medalists
Gold medal    Russia
Silver medal    China
Bronze medal    Canada
«2010 2018»
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 500 metres in short track speed skating at the 2014 Winter Olympics was held between 18–21 February 2014 at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi, Russia.[1]

The qualifying heats was held on 18 February with the quarterfinal, the semifinal and the final on 21 February.

The defending Olympic Champion was Charles Hamelin of Canada, while the defending World Champion was Liang Wenhao of China. None of them won a medal.

Viktor Ahn of Russia won the race, getting the third individual medal in short track speed skating at the same Olympics (two golds and one bronze) and thus replicating his own performance at the 2006 Winter Olympics. No other male short track skater ever won three individual medals at the same Olympics. Wu Dajing of China finished second, and Charle Cournoyer of Canada won the bronze medal.

Qualification[edit]

Countries were assigned quotas using a combination of the four special Olympic Qualification classifications that were held at two world cups in November 2013. A nation may enter a maximum of three athletes per event.[2] For this event a total of 32 athletes representing 16 nations qualified to compete.[3]

Results[edit]

The event was started at 20:30.[4]

Preliminaries[edit]

Heats[edit]

Q – qualified for Quarterfinals
ADV – advanced
PEN – penalty
Heat 1
Heat 2
Heat 6
Heat 8
Rank Heat Name Country Time Notes
1 1 Park Se-yeong South Korea 41.566 Q
2 1 Satoshi Sakashita Japan 41.629 Q
3 1 Vladislav Bykanov Israel 41.769
4 1 Pierre Boda Australia 42.702
1 2 Charle Cournoyer Canada 41.180 Q
2 2 Freek van der Wart Netherlands 41.190 Q
3 2 Sándor Liu Shaolin Hungary 41.683
4 2 Anthony Lobello Italy 42.133
1 3 Liang Wenhao China 41.647 Q
2 3 Lee Han-bin South Korea 41.982 Q
3 3 Yuri Confortola Italy 42.042
4 3 Eduardo Alvarez United States 1:15.108
1 4 Han Tianyu China 41.592 Q
2 4 Vladimir Grigorev Russia 41.883 Q
3 4 Sébastien Lepape France 42.167
4 4 Jack Whelbourne Great Britain 42.513
1 5 Viktor Ahn Russia 41.450 Q
2 5 Jon Eley Great Britain 41.554 Q
3 5 Aidar Bekzhanov Kazakhstan 41.800
4 5 Jordan Malone United States 42.533
1 6 Wu Dajing China 41.712 Q
2 6 Viktor Knoch Hungary 42.261 Q
3 6 Niels Kerstholt Netherlands 42.441
4 6 Nurbergen Zhumagaziyev Kazakhstan 42.680
1 7 Olivier Jean Canada 41.616 Q
2 7 J. R. Celski United States 41.717 Q
3 7 Mackenzie Blackburn Chinese Taipei 42.337
4 7 Thibaut Fauconnet France 42.368
1 8 Sjinkie Knegt Netherlands 41.235 Q
2 8 Semen Elistratov Russia 41.355 Q
3 8 Robert Seifert Germany 41.624
4 8 Charles Hamelin Canada 1:18.871

Quarterfinal[edit]

Q – qualified for Semifinals
ADV – advanced
PEN – penalty
Rank Quarterfinal Name Country Time Notes
1 1 Sjinkie Knegt Netherlands 41.683 Q
2 1 Liang Wenhao China 41.817 Q
3 1 Viktor Knoch Hungary 42.043
1 Semen Elistratov Russia PEN
1 2 Han Tianyu China 41.390 Q
2 2 J. R. Celski United States 53.178 Q
3 2 Satoshi Sakashita Japan 59.249 ADV
2 Park Se-yeong South Korea PEN
1 3 Wu Dajing China 41.056 Q
2 3 Charle Cournoyer Canada 41.060 Q
3 3 Freek van der Wart Netherlands 1:01.371
3 Vladimir Grigorev Russia PEN
1 4 Viktor Ahn Russia 41.257 Q
2 4 Jon Eley Great Britain 41.337 Q
3 4 Lee Han-bin South Korea 41.471
4 4 Olivier Jean Canada 41.760

Semifinals[edit]

QA – qualified for Final A
QB – qualified for Final B
ADV – advanced
PEN – penalty
YC – yellow card
Rank Semifinal Name Country Time Notes
1 1 Wu Dajing China 40.846 QA
2 1 Charle Cournoyer Canada 40.945 QA
3 1 Han Tianyu China 41.151 QB
4 1 J. R. Celski United States 41.152 QB
5 1 Satoshi Sakashita Japan 41.661
1 2 Viktor Ahn Russia 41.063 QA
2 2 Liang Wenhao China 41.221 QA
3 2 Sjinkie Knegt Netherlands 41.290 QB
4 2 Jon Eley Great Britain 41.441 QB

Finals[edit]

Final B (Classification Round)[edit]

Rank Name Country Time Notes
5 Han Tianyu China 41.534
6 J. R. Celski United States 41.786
7 Jon Eley Great Britain 41.870
8 Sjinkie Knegt Netherlands 42.608

Final A (Medal Round)[edit]

Viktor Ahn
Rank Name Country Time Notes
1st Viktor Ahn Russia 41.312
2nd Wu Dajing China 41.516
3rd Charle Cournoyer Canada 41.617
4 Liang Wenhao China 1:13.590

References[edit]