1976 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships

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1976 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships
VenueUniversity of Illinois Ice Arena, Champaign, Illinois
Dates9–11 April
Medalist men
1st, gold medalist(s) Alan Rattray  USA
2nd, silver medalist(s) Gaetan Boucher  CAN
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Andre Chabrerie  FRA
Medalist women
1st, gold medalist(s) Celeste Chlapaty  USA
2nd, silver medalist(s) Kathy Vogt  CAN
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Peggy Hartrich  USA
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1977

The 1976 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships were the first ever championships and took place between April 9 and 11, 1976 in Champaign, Illinois. The World Championships are organised by the ISU which also run world cups and championships in speed skating and figure skating.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall* Alan Rattray
 USA
Gaetan Boucher
 Canada
Andre Chabrerie
 France
500 m[1] Alan Rattray
 USA
45.870 Gaetan Boucher
 Canada
- Bob Fenn
 USA
-
1000 m[2] Alan Rattray
 USA
1:45.780 Gaetan Boucher
 Canada
- Philip Walker
 GBR
-
1500 m[3] Alan Rattray
 USA
2:27.310 Colin Coates
 Australia
- Jack Mortell
 USA
-
3000 m[4] Andre Chabrerie
 France
5:34.200 Pat Maxwell
 USA
- Jack Mortell
 USA
-
3000 m[5]  USA 4:41.010  GBR 4:43.470  Belgium 4:44.600
5000 m[6]  USA 7:53.200  GBR 7:54.050  Belgium -

* First place is awarded 5 points, second is awarded 3 points, third is awarded 2 points, fourth is awarded 1 point in the finals of each individual race to determine the overall world champion. The relays do not count for the overall classification.

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall* Celeste Chlapaty
 USA
Kathy Vogt
 Canada
Peggy Hartrich
 USA
500 m[7] Kathy Vogt
 Canada
50.570 Celeste Chlapaty
 USA
- Peggy Hartrich
 USA
-
1000 m[8] Celeste Chlapaty
 USA
1:50.390 Denise Chlapaty
 USA
- Margaret Hanson
 Canada
-
1500 m[9] Celeste Chlapaty
 USA
2:40.120 Kathy Vogt
 Canada
- Peggy Hartrich
 USA
-
3000 m[10] Celeste Chlapaty
 USA
6:06.310 Kathy Vogt
 Canada
- Peggy Hartrich
 USA
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3000 m relay[11]  USA 4:42.490  Canada 4:49.470

* First place is awarded 5 points, second is awarded 3 points, third is awarded 2 points, fourth is awarded 1 point in the finals of each individual race to determine the overall world champion. The relays do not count for the overall classification.

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States (USA)95721
2 Canada (CAN)2619
3 Great Britain (GBR)1113
4 France (FRA)1012
5 Australia (AUS)0101
6 Belgium (BEL)0022
Totals (6 nations)13131238

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1976 World Championships - men's 500m finals". ShorttrackOnLine.info. Retrieved 2019-01-21.
  2. ^ "1976 World Championships - men's 1000m finals". ShorttrackOnLine.info. Retrieved 2019-01-21.
  3. ^ "1976 World Championships - men's 1500m finals". ShorttrackOnLine.info. Retrieved 2019-01-21.
  4. ^ "1976 World Championships - men's 3000m finals". ShorttrackOnLine.info. Retrieved 2019-01-21.
  5. ^ "1976 World Championships - men's 3000m relay finals". ShorttrackOnLine.info. Retrieved 2019-01-21.
  6. ^ "1976 World Championships - men's 5000m relay finals". ShorttrackOnLine.info. Retrieved 2019-01-21.
  7. ^ "1976 World Championships - women's 500m finals". ShorttrackOnLine.info. Retrieved 2019-01-21.
  8. ^ "1976 World Championships - women's 1000m finals". ShorttrackOnLine.info. Retrieved 2019-01-21.
  9. ^ "1976 World Championships - women's 1500m finals". ShorttrackOnLine.info. Retrieved 2019-01-21.
  10. ^ "1976 World Championships - women's 3000m finals". ShorttrackOnLine.info. Retrieved 2019-01-21.
  11. ^ "1976 World Championships - women's 3000m relay finals". ShorttrackOnLine.info. Retrieved 2019-01-21.

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