2006 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships

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The 2006 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships took place between March 29 and 31, 2006 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 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* Ahn Hyun-soo
 South Korea
68 points Lee Ho-suk
 South Korea
60 points François-Louis Tremblay
 Canada
55 points
500 m François-Louis Tremblay
 Canada
41.439 Li Haonan
 China
41.639 Lee Ho-suk
 South Korea
41.737
1000 m Ahn Hyun-soo
 South Korea
1:27.631 Lee Ho-suk
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1:27.864 Charles Hamelin
 Canada
1:28.028
1500 m Ahn Hyun-soo
 South Korea
2:20.572 Lee Ho-suk
 South Korea
2:20.581 Oh Se-jong
 South Korea
2:20.842
3000 m Charles Hamelin
 Canada
5:28.105 François-Louis Tremblay
 Canada
5:29.188 Oh Se-jong
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5:29.735
5000 m relay  Canada
François-Louis Tremblay
Charles Hamelin
Mathieu Turcotte
Jonathan Guilmette
6:49.282  China
Li Ye
Li Haonan
Sui Bao Ku
Cui Liang
6:50.332  United States
Alex Izykowski
Anthony Lobello
J. P. Kepka
Jordan Malone
6:51.703

* First place is awarded 34 points, second is awarded 21 points, third is awarded 13 points, fourth is awarded 8 points, fifth is awarded 5 points, sixth is awarded 3 points, seventh is awarded 2 points, and eighth 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* Jin Sun-yu
 South Korea
102 points Wang Meng
 China
97 points Kalyna Roberge
 Canada
34 points
500 m Wang Meng
 China
44.006 Fu Tian Yu
 China
44.070 Kalyna Roberge
 Canada
44.116
1000 m Jin Sun-yu
 South Korea
1:32.767 Wang Meng
 China
1:32.874 Kalyna Roberge
 Canada
1:33.204
1500 m Jin Sun-yu
 South Korea
2:21.948 Wang Meng
 China
2:22.027 Choi Eun-kyung
 South Korea
2:22.152
3000 m Jin Sun-yu
 South Korea
5:33.694 Wang Meng
 China
5:34.522 Allison Baver
 United States
5:34.864
3000 m relay  China
Wang Meng
Fu Tian Yu
Cheng Xiao Lei
Zhu Mi Lei
4:17.194  Canada
Kalyna Roberge
Amanda Overland
Tania Vicent
Alanna Kraus
4:17.335  Italy
Katia Zini
Mara Zini
Marta Capurso
Arianna Fontana
4:18.834

* First place is awarded 34 points, second is awarded 21 points, third is awarded 13 points, fourth is awarded 8 points, fifth is awarded 5 points, sixth is awarded 3 points, seventh is awarded 2 points and eighth 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]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  South Korea 7 3 4 14
2  Canada 3 2 5 10
3  China 2 7 0 9
4  United States 0 0 2 2
5  Italy 0 0 1 1
Total 12 12 12 36

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