Short track speed skating at the 1998 Winter Olympics

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Short Track Speed Skating
at the XVIII Olympic Winter Games
Short Track Speed Skating, Nagano 1998.png
Venue White Ring
Dates 17-21 February 1998
No. of events 6
Competitors 94 from 18 nations
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For the long track speed skating events, see Speed skating at the 1998 Winter Olympics

Short track speed skating at the 1998 Winter Olympics was held from 17 February to 21 February. Six events were contested at the White Ring.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  South Korea 3 1 2 6
2  Canada 2 0 2 4
3  Japan 1 0 1 2
4  China 0 5 1 6
Total 6 6 6 18

South Korea led the medal table with six, including three golds. Chun Lee-kyung led the individual medal table, with two golds and one bronze. The top men's medalist was Kim Dong-sung, who won one gold and one silver.

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
Takafumi Nishitani
42.862 An Yulong
43.022 Hitoshi Uematsu
1000 metres
Kim Dong-sung
 South Korea
1:32.375 Li Jiajun
1:32.428 Éric Bédard
5000 metre relay
 Canada (CAN)
Éric Bédard
Derrick Campbell
François Drolet
Marc Gagnon
7:06.075  South Korea (KOR)
Chae Ji-hoon
Lee Jun-hwan
Lee Ho-eung
Kim Dong-sung
7:06.776  China (CHN)
Li Jiajun
Feng Kai
Yuan Ye
An Yulong

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
Annie Perreault
46.568 Yang Yang (S)
46.627 Chun Lee-kyung
 South Korea
1000 metres
Chun Lee-kyung
 South Korea
1:42.776 Yang Yang (S)
1:43.343 Won Hye-kyung
 South Korea
3000 metre relay
 South Korea (KOR)
Chun Lee-kyung
Won Hye-kyung
An Sang-mi
Kim Yun-mi
4:16.260  China (CHN)
Yang Yang (A)
Yang Yang (S)
Wang Chunlu
Sun Dandan
4:16.383  Canada (CAN)
Christine Boudrias
Isabelle Charest
Annie Perreault
Tania Vicent
  1. ^ Jeon won a medal as the winner of the B Final, as the A final featured two skaters failing to finish.

Participating NOCs[edit]

Eighteen nations competed in the short track events at Nagano. Belarus, the Germany, Poland and Ukraine made their short track debuts.


  1. ^ "Nagano 1998 Official Report - Volume 3" (PDF). Nagano Olympics Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. 1998. Retrieved January 16, 2014. 

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