2012 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships

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World Short Track Speed Skating Championships
Venue Shanghai Oriental Sports Center
Dates 9–11 March 2012
Medalist men
Medalist women
2011
2013

The 2012 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships took place between March 9 and 11, 2012[1] at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China. The World Championships are organised by the ISU which also runs world cups and championships in speed skating and figure skating.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Program
9 March 13:00 1500 m women
1500 m men
3000 m women semifinal
10 March 13:00 500 m women
500 m men
3000 m men semifinal
11 March 13:00 1000 m women
1000 m men
3000 m women
3000 m men
3000 m relay women
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 each race, to determine to Overall World Champion. Points are only awarded to the athletes that have taken part in the Final of each race. The leader after the first 1000m in the 3000m Super-Final is awarded extra 5 points. Relays do not count for the Overall Classification.

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall*[2] Kwak Yoon-gy
 South Korea
102 points Noh Jin-kyu
 South Korea
76 points Olivier Jean
 Canada
52 points
500 m[3]
details
Olivier Jean
 Canada
41.077 Charles Hamelin
 Canada
41.186 Kwak Yoon-gy
 South Korea
41.479
1000 m[4]
details
Kwak Yoon-gy
 South Korea
1:27.772 Noh Jin-kyu
 South Korea
1:34.463 Charles Hamelin
 Canada
1:55.181
1500 m[5]
details
Noh Jin-kyu
 South Korea
2:15.661 Kwak Yoon-gy
 South Korea
2:15.755 Sin Da-woon
 South Korea
2:15.861
3000 m[6]
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Kwak Yoon-gy
 South Korea
4:40.401 Noh Jin-kyu
 South Korea
4:40.407 Sin Da-woon
 South Korea
4:41.000
5000 m relay[7]
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 Canada
Guillaume Bastille
François-Louis Tremblay
Olivier Jean
Liam McFarlane
Charles Hamelin *
6:42.570  Netherlands
Niels Kerstholt
Daan Breeuwsma
Freek van der Wart
Sjinkie Knegt
6:42.626  South Korea
Kwak Yoon-gy
Lee Ho-suk
Noh Jin-kyu
Sin Da-woon
Lee Jung-su *
6:42.629

* Skaters who did not participate in the final, but received medals.

Ladies[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall*[8] Li Jianrou
 China
60 points Valérie Maltais
 Canada
47 points Arianna Fontana
 Italy
44 points
500 m[9]
details
Fan Kexin
 China
44.438 Arianna Fontana
 Italy
44.467 Lana Gehring
 United States
44.815
1000 m[10]
details
Cho Ha-ri
 South Korea
1:31.283 Li Jianrou
 China
1:31.325 Valérie Maltais
 Canada
1:31.350
1500 m[11]
details
Li Jianrou
 China
2:23.217 Liu Qiuhong
 China
2:23.411 Marie-Ève Drolet
 Canada
2:23.474
3000 m[12]
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Valérie Maltais
 Canada
4:55.408 Arianna Fontana
 Italy
5:01.187 Marie-Ève Drolet
 Canada
5:03.387
3000 m relay[13]
details
 China
Liu Qiuhong
Kong Xue
Fan Kexin
Li Jianrou
4:13.855  United States
Lana Gehring
Jessica Smith
Emily Scott
Tamara Frederick
4:17.223  South Korea
Cho Ha-ri
Choi Jung-won
Son Soo-min
Lee Eun-byul
4:16.946

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  South Korea 5 4 5 14
2  China 4 2 0 6
3  Canada 3 2 5 10
4  Italy 0 2 1 3
5  United States 0 1 1 2
6  Netherlands 0 1 0 1
Total 12 12 12 36

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