World Short Track Speed Skating Team Championships

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The World Short Track Speed Skating Team Championships were a professional team short track speed skating event and held once a year in a different country.

The top eight countries from the ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup qualified automatically. Four skaters from each country raced in the 500 meter, and 1000 meters, two skaters from each country race in the 3000 meters and there was a team effort in the 3000 meters relay, for women, and the 5000 meters relay for men. Eight countries are divided into two brackets, and do races. Countries with a first placed skater got 5 points, and 3 points, 2 points, 1 points respectively, the sum of each skater for the races determined the rank. The first placed countries qualified for Final A, last placed country qualified for Final B. Repachage were held for the remaining two qualified countries for Final A.

The Championships was first held in 1991 and was discontinued until further notice by ISU after the 2011 season.

Past results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Year Host Gold Silver Bronze
1991 Seoul  Japan  South Korea  Canada
1992 Minamimaki  South Korea  Italy  Japan
1993 Budapest  Italy  Canada  South Korea
1994 Cambridge  South Korea  Canada  Italy
1995 Zoetermeer  Canada  South Korea  United States
1996 Lake Placid  Canada  South Korea  Italy
1997 Seoul  South Korea  Japan  Italy
1998 Bormio  Canada  South Korea  Italy
1999 St. Louis  China  Canada  Japan
2000 The Hague  Canada  South Korea  Italy
2001 Minamimaki  Canada  China  South Korea
2002 Milwaukee  China  Canada  South Korea
2003 Sofia  Canada  South Korea  China
2004 Saint Petersburg  South Korea  Canada  Italy
2005 Chuncheon  Canada  South Korea  China
2006 Montreal  South Korea  Canada  China
2007 Budapest  Canada  South Korea  Italy
2008 Harbin  United States  Canada  South Korea
2009 Heerenveen  South Korea  Canada  United States
2010 Bormio  South Korea  Canada  China
2011 Warsaw  South Korea  China  Canada

Women's[edit]

Year Host Gold Silver Bronze
1991 Seoul  Canada  China  Netherlands
1992 Minamimaki  South Korea  Japan  China
1993 Budapest  Italy  South Korea  Russia
1994 Cambridge  Canada  South Korea  Italy
1995 Zoetermeer  South Korea  China  Canada
1996 Lake Placid  South Korea  Italy  United States
1997 Seoul  South Korea  Canada  Japan
1998 Bormio  China  South Korea  Canada
1999 St. Louis  China  Canada  South Korea
2000 The Hague  China  South Korea  Japan
2001 Minamimaki  China  South Korea  Canada
2002 Milwaukee  South Korea  China  Canada
2003 Sofia  South Korea  China  Italy
2004 Saint Petersburg  South Korea  China  Italy
2005 Chuncheon  South Korea  China  Canada
2006 Montreal  South Korea  China  Canada
2007 Budapest  South Korea  China  Canada
2008 Harbin  China  South Korea  Canada
2009 Heerenveen  China  South Korea  United States
2010 Bormio  South Korea  Canada  Italy
2011 Warsaw  South Korea  China  United States

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