2010 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships

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The 2010 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships took place between March 19 and 21, 2010 in Sofia, Bulgaria. 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* Lee Ho-suk
 South Korea
86 points Kwak Yoon-gy
 South Korea
76 points Liang Wenhao
 China
47 points
500 m Liang Wenhao
 China
41.383 François Hamelin
 Canada
41.456 François-Louis Tremblay
 Canada
41.526
1000 m Lee Ho-suk
 South Korea
1:34.198 Kwak Yoon-gy
 South Korea
1:34.231 J. R. Celski
 United States
1:34.290
1500 m Kwak Yoon-gy
 South Korea
2:24.316 Sung Si-bak
 South Korea
2:24.373 Lee Ho-suk
 South Korea
2:24.459
3000 m Lee Ho-suk
 South Korea
Kwak Yoon-gy
 South Korea
J. R. Celski
 United States
5000 m relay  South Korea 6:44.821  United States 6:47.331  Germany 6:48.288

* 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 leader after the first 1000m in the 3000m Super-Final is awarded extra 5 points. The relays do not count for the overall classification.

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall* Park Seung-hi
 South Korea
73 points Wang Meng
 China
68 points Cho Ha-ri
 South Korea
55 points
500 m Wang Meng
 China
43.619 Kalyna Roberge
 Canada
43.679 Marianne St-Gelais
 Canada
43.747
1000 m Wang Meng
 China
1:30.572 Cho Ha-ri
 South Korea
1:30.643 Katherine Reutter
 United States
1:31.747
1500 m Park Seung-hi
 South Korea
2:21.570 Lee Eun-byul
 South Korea
2:21.665 Cho Ha-ri
 South Korea
2:21.821
3000 m Park Seung-hi
 South Korea
5:04.070 Cho Ha-ri
 South Korea
5:04.188 Lee Eun-byul
 South Korea
5:04.262
3000 m relay  South Korea 4:08.356  Canada 4:09.310  United States 4:14.231

* 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 leader after the first 1000m in the 3000m Super-Final is awarded extra 5 points. The relays do not count for the overall classification.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  South Korea 9 7 4 20
2  China 3 1 1 5
3  Canada 0 3 2 5
4  United States 0 1 4 5
5  Germany 0 0 1 1
Total 12 12 12 36

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