Short track speed skating at the 2014 Winter Olympics – Men's 1000 metres

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Men's 1000 metres
at the XXII Olympic Winter Games
Men's 1000m short track, 2014 Winter Olympics, Podium(4).JPG
Podium
Venue Iceberg Skating Palace
Sochi, Russia
Dates 13 February (qualifying heats)
15 February (quarterfinal, semifinal, and final)
Competitors 32 from 14 nations
Winning time 1:25.325
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Viktor Ahn  Russia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Vladimir Grigorev  Russia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Sjinkie Knegt  Netherlands
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The men's 1000 metres in short track speed skating at the 2014 Winter Olympics was held between 13–15 February 2014 at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi, Russia.[1]

The qualifying heats were held on 13 February with the quarterfinal, the semifinal and the final were held on 15 February.

The 2010 Olympic Champion was Lee Jung-Su of South Korea, who did not run. The defending World Champion was Sin Da-woon, also of South Korea. He did not win a medal.

Viktor Ahn and Vladimir Grigorev, both of Russia, won the gold and the silver medals, respectively. Sjinkie Knegt of the Netherlands became third. The medals of Ahn and Grigorev became the first ever gold and silver medals of Russia in short track speed skating, whereas the medal of Knegt became the first ever medal of the Netherlands in short track speed skating.

Gold medal won in this event featured Chelyabinsk meteor fragment to commemorate at first anniversary of this meteor strike.[2]

Qualification[edit]

Countries were assigned quotas using a combination of the four special Olympic Qualification classifications that were held at two world cups in November 2013. A nation may enter a maximum of three athletes per event.[3] For this event a total of 32 athletes representing 14 nations qualified to compete.[4]

Results[edit]

The final results:[5]

Preliminaries[edit]

Q – qualified for Quarterfinals
ADV – advanced
PEN – penalty
Rank Heat Name Country Time Notes
1 1 Charle Cournoyer  Canada 1:24.787 Q
2 1 Chris Creveling  United States 1:25.069 Q
3 1 Niels Kerstholt  Netherlands 1:25.695
4 1 Jon Eley  Great Britain 1:25.748
1 2 Olivier Jean  Canada 1:26.089 Q
2 2 Sjinkie Knegt  Netherlands 1:26.091 Q
3 2 Mackenzie Blackburn  Chinese Taipei 1:26.814
4 2 Bence Béres  Hungary 1:27.735
1 3 Vladimir Grigorev  Russia 1:26.422 Q
2 3 Han Tianyu  China 1:26.530 Q
3 3 Vladislav Bykanov  Israel 1:27.796
4 3 Richard Shoebridge  Great Britain 1:27.806
1 4 Wu Dajing  China 1:24.950 Q
2 4 Viktor Knoch  Hungary 1:25.426 Q
3 4 Sébastien Lepape  France 1:49.311 ADV
4 Freek van der Wart  Netherlands PEN
1 5 Charles Hamelin  Canada 1:25.742 Q
2 5 Eddy Alvarez  United States 1:26.070 Q
3 5 Jack Whelbourne  Great Britain 1:26.086
4 5 Liang Wenhao  China 1:28.065
1 6 J. R. Celski  United States 1:25.428 Q
2 6 Semion Elistratov  Russia 1:26.121 Q
3 6 Ryosuke Sakazume  Japan 1:26.468
4 6 Maxime Chataignier  France 2:20.479
1 7 Viktor Ahn  Russia 1:25.834 Q
2 7 Sin Da-woon  South Korea 1:25.893 Q
3 7 Yuzo Takamido  Japan 1:25.905
4 7 Robert Seifert  Germany 1:29.468
1 8 Lee Han-bin  South Korea 1:26.502 Q
2 8 Yuri Confortola  Italy 1:26.956 Q
3 8 Sándor Liu Shaolin  Hungary 1:35.935 ADV
4 8 Thibaut Fauconnet  France 2:00.795

Quarterfinal[edit]

Q – qualified for the semifinals
ADV – advanced
PEN – penalty
YC – yellow card
Quarterfinal 3
Rank Quarterfinal Name Country Time Notes
1 1 Lee Han-bin  South Korea 1:24.444 Q
2 1 Han Tianyu  China 1:24.490 Q
3 1 Chris Creveling  United States 1:24.691
4 1 Sándor Liu Shaolin  Hungary 1.24.966
5 1 Charle Cournoyer  Canada 1:25.204
1 2 Wu Dajing  China 1:24.753 Q
2 2 Vladimir Grigorev  Russia 1:24.868 Q
3 2 Sébastien Lepape  France 1:25.368
4 2 Yuri Confortola  Italy 1:25.428
5 2 Viktor Knoch  Hungary 1:25.673
1 3 Viktor Ahn  Russia 1:25.666 Q
2 3 Sjinkie Knegt  Netherlands 1:25.695 Q
3 3 Eddy Alvarez  United States 1:39.092
4 3 Charles Hamelin  Canada 1:40.408
1 4 Sin Da-woon  South Korea 1:24.215 Q
2 4 Semion Elistratov  Russia 1:24.239 Q
3 4 Olivier Jean  Canada 1:24.935
4 J. R. Celski  United States DNF

Semifinals[edit]

Semifinal 1
Rank Semifinal Name Country Time Notes
1 1 Vladimir Grigorev  Russia 1:25.346 QA
2 1 Sin Da-woon  South Korea 1:25.564 QA
3 1 Sjinkie Knegt  Netherlands 1:27.258 ADV
1 Lee Han-bin  South Korea PEN
1 2 Viktor Ahn  Russia 1:24.102 QA
2 2 Wu Dajing  China 1:24.239 QA
3 2 Semion Elistratov  Russia 1:24.275 QB
4 2 Han Tianyu  China 1:24.611 QB

Finals[edit]

Final B (Classification Round)[edit]

Rank Name Country Time Notes
5 Han Tianyu  China 1:29.334
6 Semion Elistratov  Russia 1:29.429

Final A (Medal Round)[edit]

Sjinkie Knegt celebrating his bronze medal
Rank Name Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Viktor Ahn  Russia 1:25.325
2nd, silver medalist(s) Vladimir Grigorev  Russia 1:25.399
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Sjinkie Knegt  Netherlands 1:25.611
4 Wu Dajing  China 1:25.772
Sin Da-woon  South Korea PEN

Final standings[edit]

The final overall standings were:[5]

Rank Name Country
1st, gold medalist(s) Viktor Ahn  Russia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Vladimir Grigorev  Russia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Sjinkie Knegt  Netherlands
4 Wu Dajing  China
5 Han Tianyu  China
6 Semion Elistratov  Russia
7 Sin Da-woon  South Korea
8 Lee Han-bin  South Korea
9 Olivier Jean  Canada
10 Chris Creveling  United States
11 Eddy Alvarez  United States
12 Sébastien Lepape  France
13 J. R. Celski  United States
14 Charles Hamelin  Canada
15 Yuri Confortola  Italy
16 Sándor Liu Shaolin  Hungary
17 Charle Cournoyer  Canada
18 Viktor Knoch  Hungary
19 Niels Kerstholt  Netherlands
20 Yuzo Takamido  Japan
21 Jack Whelbourne  Great Britain
22 Ryosuke Sakazume  Japan
23 Mackenzie Blackburn  Chinese Taipei
24 Vladislav Bykanov  Israel
25 Jon Eley  Great Britain
26 Bence Béres  Hungary
27 Jon Eley  Great Britain
28 Liang Wenhao  China
29 Robert Seifert  Germany
30 Thibaut Fauconnet  France
31 Maxime Chataignier  France
Freek van der Wart  Netherlands

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