Short track speed skating at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Men's 500 metres

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Men's 500 metres
at the XXI Olympic Winter Games
Short track speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for short track
Venue Pacific Coliseum
Dates February 24 (qualifying heats)
February 26 (quarterfinal, semifinal, and final)
Competitors 32 from 16 nations
Winning time 40.981
Medalists
Gold medal    Canada
Silver medal    South Korea
Bronze medal    Canada
2006 2014
Short track speed skating at the 2010 Winter Olympics
Short track speed skating pictogram.svg
500 m   men   women
1000 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m relay women
5000 m relay men

The men's 500 metres in short track speed skating at the 2010 Winter Olympics was held 24–26 February 2010 at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The qualifying heats were held on 24 February with the quarterfinal, the semifinal and the final were held on 26 February.

Results[edit]

Hamelin kisses his girlfriend after winning the gold medal.

There were thirty-two competitors representing sixteen nations.

Heats[edit]

Rank Heat Name Country Time Notes
1 1 Sung Si-bak South Korea 41.889 Q
2 1 Niels Kerstholt Netherlands 42.180 Q
3 1 Nicolas Bean Italy 42.344
4 1 Takahiro Fujimoto Japan 42.366
1 2 Lee Ho-suk South Korea 41.632 Q
2 2 Simon Cho United States 41.726 Q
3 2 Semion Elistratov Russia 42.982
4 2 Sjinkie Knegt Netherlands 44.448
1 3 Kwak Yoon-gy South Korea 42.147 Q
2 3 Pieter Gysel Belgium 42.443 Q
3 3 Peter Darazs Hungary 42.800
4 3 Jordan Malone United States 1:03.884
1 4 Charles Hamelin Canada 41.463 Q
2 4 Jon Eley Great Britain 42.081 Q
3 4 Nicola Rodigari Italy 42.190
4 4 Ruslan Zakharov Russia 43.207
1 5 Thibaut Fauconnet France 41.730 Q
2 5 Tyson Heung Germany 41.835 Q
3 5 Blake Skjellerup New Zealand 42.510
5 Liang Wenhao China DSQ
1 6 François-Louis Tremblay Canada 41.397 Q, OR
2 6 Haralds Silovs Latvia 41.673 Q
3 6 Ma Yunfeng China 41.954
4 6 Yuri Confortola Italy 1:17.401
1 7 Apolo Ohno United States 41.665 Q
2 7 Olivier Jean Canada 41.737 Q
3 7 Paul Worth Great Britain 42.936
7 Aidar Bekzhanov Kazakhstan DSQ
1 8 Han Jialiang China 41.869 Q
2 8 Jumpei Yoshizawa Japan 42.158 Q
3 8 Robert Seifert Germany 42.181
4 8 Viktor Knoch Hungary 42.197

Quarterfinal[edit]

Rank Heat Name Country Time Notes
1 1 Charles Hamelin Canada 40.770 Q, OR
2 1 Sung Si-bak South Korea 40.821 Q
3 1 Simon Cho United States 41.211
4 1 Niels Kerstholt Netherlands 42.128
1 2 Jon Eley Great Britain 41.875 Q
2 2 Apolo Ohno United States 42.004 Q
3 2 Tyson Heung Germany 48.554 ADV
4 2 Thibaut Fauconnet France 51.339
1 3 Lee Ho-suk South Korea 41.269 Q
2 3 Olivier Jean Canada 41.275 Q
3 3 Han Jialiang China 41.443
4 3 Jumpei Yoshizawa Japan 41.906
1 4 François-Louis Tremblay Canada 41.326 Q
2 4 Kwak Yoon-gy South Korea 41.761 Q
3 4 Haralds Silovs Latvia 41.837
4 4 Pieter Gysel Belgium 41.980

Semifinal[edit]

Rank Heat Name Country Time Notes
1 1 Charles Hamelin Canada 40.964 QA
2 1 Sung Si-bak South Korea 41.126 QA
3 1 Tyson Heung Germany 41.455 QB
4 1 Jon Eley Great Britain 41.504 QB
1 Olivier Jean Canada DSQ
1 2 Apolo Ohno United States 41.460 QA
2 2 François-Louis Tremblay Canada 41.515 QA
3 2 Kwak Yoon-gy South Korea 41.620 QB
4 2 Lee Ho-suk South Korea 1:24.514 QB

Finals[edit]

Final B (Classification Round)[edit]

Rank Name Country Time Notes
4 Kwak Yoon-gy South Korea 42.123
5 Tyson Heung Germany 42.307
6 Jon Eley Great Britain 42.681
7 Lee Ho-suk South Korea 49.149

Final A (Medal Round)[edit]

Rank Name Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Charles Hamelin Canada 40.981
2nd, silver medalist(s) Sung Si-bak South Korea 41.340
3rd, bronze medalist(s) François-Louis Tremblay Canada 46.366
Apolo Ohno United States DSQ

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