2011 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships

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World Short Track Speed Skating Championships
VenueSheffield Arena
Dates11–13 March 2011
Competitors121 from 32 nations
2010
2012

The 2011 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships took place between March 11 and 13, 2011 at the Sheffield Arena in Sheffield, England. The World Championships were organised by the ISU which also runs world cups and championships in speed skating and figure skating.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Program
11 March 17:35 1500 m women
17:40 1500 m men
12 March 17:10 500 m women
17:15 500 m men
13 March 15:35 1000 m women
15:40 1000 m men
16:20 3000 m women
16:30 3000 m men
16:55 3000 m relay women
17:05 5000 m relay men

Results[edit]

* 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.

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall* Noh Jin-kyu
 South Korea
102 points Charles Hamelin
 Canada
50 points Liang Wenhao
 China
47 points
500 m
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Simon Cho
 United States
42.307 Olivier Jean
 Canada
42.429 Liang Wenhao
 China
42.493
1000 m[1]
details
Noh Jin-kyu
 South Korea
1:28.552 Charles Hamelin
 Canada
1:28.663 Liang Wenhao
 China
1:29.203
1500 m[2]
details
Noh Jin-kyu
 South Korea
2:18.291 Charles Hamelin
 Canada
2:18.676 Jeff Simon
 United States
2:18.725
3000 m
details
Noh Jin-kyu
 South Korea
4:51.638 Liang Wenhao
 China
4:51.877 Jeff Simon
 United States
4:52.181
5000 m relay
details
 Canada
Michael Gilday
Charles Hamelin
François Hamelin
Olivier Jean
6:52.731  Germany
Robert Becker
Torsten Kröger
Robert Seifert
Christoph Millz
Paul Herrmann
6:54.693  United States
Simon Cho
Travis Jayner
Kyle Carr
Anthony Lobello
Jeff Simon
7:01.659

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall* Cho Ha-ri
 South Korea
81 points Katherine Reutter
 United States
68 points Arianna Fontana
 Italy
57 points
500 m
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Fan Kexin
 China
44.620 Arianna Fontana
 Italy
44.687 Liu Qiuhong
 China
44.784
1000 m
details
Cho Ha-ri
 South Korea
1:38.895 Arianna Fontana
 Italy
1:40.306 Katherine Reutter
 United States
2:23.268
1500 m
details
Katherine Reutter
 United States
2:33.978 Park Seung-hi
 South Korea
2:34.218 Cho Ha-ri
 South Korea
2:34.336
3000 m
details
Cho Ha-ri
 South Korea
5:13.353 Katherine Reutter
 United States
5:13.677 Liu Qiuhong
 China
5:17.206
3000 m relay
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 China
Li Jianrou
Liu Qiuhong
Zhang Hui
Fan Kexin
Xiao Han
4:16.295  Netherlands
Jorien ter Mors
Annita van Doorn
Yara van Kerkhof
Sanne van Kerkhof
4:17.725  Canada
Marie-Ève Drolet
Marianne St-Gelais
Valérie Maltais
Jessica Hewitt
4:18.043

Medal table[edit]

7 nations won at least one medal, which represents the highest total ever.

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 South Korea (KOR)7119
2 United States (USA)2248
3 China (CHN)2158
4 Canada (CAN)1416
5 Italy (ITA)0213
6 Germany (GER)0101
 Netherlands (NED)0101
Totals (7 nations)12121236

Entries per Event[edit]

Each nation can enter up to a maximum of 2 athletes per event, the nations listed below can enter up to three athletes per gender for that respective gender.[3]

Athletes Men Ladies
3  Canada
 China
 France
 South Korea
 United States
 Canada
 China
 South Korea

Participating countries[edit]

116 athletes from 32 nations will compete.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Three More Medals for Canada to Conclude World Short Track Championships". Speed Skating Canada. March 13, 2011. Archived from the original on 2011-09-28. Retrieved March 22, 2011.
  2. ^ Canadian Press (March 11, 2011). "Charles Hamelin wins silver in 1,500-metres at worlds". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved March 22, 2011.
  3. ^ 2011 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships - Announcement[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ 2011 ISU World Short Track Championships, Sheffield, GBR - Entries

External links[edit]