Short track speed skating at the 2014 Winter Olympics – Men's 1500 metres

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Men's 1500 metres
at the XXII Olympic Winter Games
Short track speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for short track
Venue Iceberg Skating Palace
Sochi, Russia
Dates 10 February (qualifying heats, semifinal, and final)
Competitors 36 from 18 nations
Winning time 2:14.985
Medalists
Gold medal    Canada
Silver medal    China
Bronze medal    Russia
2010 2018
Short track speed skating at the
2014 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 1500 metres in short track speed skating at the 2014 Winter Olympics was held on 10 February 2014 at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi, Russia.[1]

The qualifying heats, semifinal, and the final were held on 10 February.

The defending Olympic Champion was Lee Jung-su of South Korea, while the defending World Champion was Sin Da-woon also of South Korea.

Records[edit]

World record  Noh Jin-kyu (KOR) 2:09.041 Shanghai, China 10 December 2011
Olympic record  Lee Jung-su (KOR) 2:10.949 Vancouver, Canada 13 February 2010

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.[4] For this event a total of 36 athletes representing 18 nations qualified to compete.[5]

Results[edit]

The final results:[6]

Preliminaries[edit]

Heats[edit]

Q – qualified for the semifinals
ADV – advanced
PEN – penalty
YC – yellow card
Rank Heat Name Country Time Notes
1 1 Jack Whelbourne Great Britain 2:14.091 Q
2 1 Yuri Confortola Italy 2:14.143 Q
3 1 Sjinkie Knegt Netherlands 2:14.249 Q
4 1 Robert Seifert Germany 2:16.555
5 1 Roberto Puķītis Latvia 2:30.671 ADV
1 Yuzo Takamido Japan PEN
1 2 Viktor Ahn Russia 2:20.865 Q
2 2 Han Tianyu China 2:20.911 Q
3 2 Park Se-yeong South Korea 2:21.087 Q
4 2 Vladislav Bykanov Israel 2:21.163
5 2 Pan-To Barton Lui Hong Kong 2:22.139
6 2 Viktor Knoch Hungary 2:47.714
1 3 Sin Da-woon South Korea 2:15.530 Q
2 3 J. R. Celski United States 2:15.675 Q
3 3 Sébastien Lepape France 2:15.806 Q
4 3 Ryosuke Sakazume Japan 2:17.985
5 3 Maksim Siarheyeu Belarus 2:19.505
6 3 Shi Jingnan China 2:51.512
1 4 Charles Hamelin Canada 2:16.903 Q
2 4 Semen Elistratov Russia 2:16.904 Q
3 4 Eduardo Alvarez United States 2:17.532 Q
4 4 Maxime Chataignier France 2:17.938
5 4 Aidar Bekzhanov Kazakhstan 2:19.713
6 4 Bence Béres Hungary 2:20.327
1 5 Niels Kerstholt Netherlands 2:13.848 Q, NR
2 5 François Hamelin Canada 2:13.935 Q
3 5 Thibaut Fauconnet France 2:14.054 Q
4 5 Sándor Liu Shaolin Hungary 2:14.055
5 5 Vojtěch Loudín Czech Republic 2:14.906
6 5 Denis Nikisha Kazakhstan 2:16.452
1 6 Lee Han-bin South Korea 2:16.412 Q
2 6 Michael Gilday Canada 2:16.468 Q
3 6 Chen Dequan China 2:16.535 Q
4 6 Christopher Creveling United States 2:16.553
5 6 Tommaso Dotti Italy 2:17.300
6 6 Satoshi Sakashita Japan 2:18.298

Semifinals[edit]

QA – qualified for Final A
QB – qualified for Final B
ADV – advanced
PEN – penalty
YC – yellow card
Rank Heat Name Country Time Notes
1 1 Han Tianyu China 2:15.858 QA
2 1 Viktor Ahn Russia 2:16.000 QA
3 1 Park Se-yeong South Korea 2:16.241 QB
4 1 François Hamelin Canada 2:16.473 QB
5 1 Roberto Puķītis Latvia 2:16.961
6 1 Niels Kerstholt Netherlands 2:17.134
1 Thibaut Fauconnet France PEN
1 2 J. R. Celski United States 2:21.603 QA
2 2 Chen Dequan China 2:21.697 QA
3 2 Sébastien Lepape France 2:23.995 QB
4 2 Sin Da-woon South Korea 2:52.061 QB
5 2 Lee Han-bin South Korea 3:11.810 ADV
2 Michael Gilday Canada PEN
1 3 Charles Hamelin Canada 2:14.480 QA
2 3 Jack Whelbourne Great Britain 2:14.635 QA
3 3 Sjinkie Knegt Netherlands 2:14.677 QB
4 3 Semen Elistratov Russia 2:14.783 QB
5 3 Yuri Confortola Italy 2:19.086
3 Eduardo Alvarez United States PEN

Finals[edit]

Final B (classification round)[edit]

Rank Name Country Time Notes
8 Sébastien Lepape France 2:21.483
9 François Hamelin Canada 2:21.592
10 Sin Da-woon South Korea 2:22.066
11 Semen Elistratov Russia 2:24.352
12 Sjinkie Knegt Netherlands 2:39.581
Park Se-yeong South Korea PEN

Final A (medal round)[edit]

Rank Name Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Charles Hamelin Canada 2:14.985
2nd, silver medalist(s) Han Tianyu China 2:15.055
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Viktor Ahn Russia 2:15.062
4 J. R. Celski United States 2:15.624
5 Chen Dequan China 2:15.626
6 Lee Han-bin South Korea 2:16.466
7 Jack Whelbourne Great Britain no time

Final standings[edit]

The final overall standings were:[6]

Rank Name Country
1st, gold medalist(s) Charles Hamelin Canada
2nd, silver medalist(s) Han Tianyu China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Viktor Ahn Russia
4 J. R. Celski United States
5 Chen Dequan China
6 Lee Han-bin South Korea
7 Jack Whelbourne Great Britain
8 Sébastien Lepape France
9 François Hamelin Canada
10 Sin Da-woon South Korea
11 Semen Elistratov Russia
12 Sjinkie Knegt Netherlands
13 Park Se-yeong South Korea
14 Yuri Confortola Italy
15 Roberto Puķītis Latvia
16 Niels Kerstholt Netherlands
17 Michael Gilday Canada
18 Sébastien Lepape France
19 Eduardo Alvarez United States
20 Sándor Liu Shaolin Hungary
21 Christopher Creveling United States
22 Robert Seifert Germany
23 Maxime Chataignier France
24 Ryosuke Sakazume Japan
25 Vladislav Bykanov Israel
26 Vojtěch Loudín Czech Republic
27 Tommaso Dotti Italy
28 Maksim Siarheyeu Belarus
29 Aidar Bekzhanov Kazakhstan
30 Pan-To Barton Lui Hong Kong
31 Denis Nikisha Kazakhstan
32 Satoshi Sakashita Japan
33 Bence Béres Hungary
34 Viktor Knoch Hungary
35 Shi Jingnan China
Yuzo Takamido Japan

References[edit]