Short track speed skating at the 2006 Winter Olympics – Women's 1000 metres

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Women's 1000 metres
at the XX Olympic Winter Games
Short track speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for short track
Venue Torino Palavela
Dates February 22–25
Competitors 29 from 20 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Jin Sun-yu  South Korea
2nd, silver medalist(s) Wang Meng  China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Yang Yang (A)  China
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Short track speed skating at the
2006 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 women's 1000 metres in short track speed skating at the 2006 Winter Olympics began on 22 February, with the final on 25 February, at the Torino Palavela.

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:

World record  Jin Sun-yu (KOR) 1:30.037 Bormio, Italy 13 November 2005
Olympic record  Yang Yang (A) (CHN) 1:31.235 Salt Lake City, United States 23 February 2002

No new world and Olympic records were set during this competition.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The first round was held on 12 February. There were eight heats of three or four skaters each, with the top two finishers moving on to the quarterfinals. One skater, Yvonne Kunze, was advanced after being interfered with.[1]

Heat 1
Heats Rank Athlete Country Result Notes
1 1 Tania Vicent  Canada 1:33.904 Q
1 2 Mika Ozawa  Japan 1:33.977 Q
1 3 Ri Hyang-mi  North Korea 1:34.360
1 4 Katalin Kristo  Romania 1:34.506
2 1 Yang Yang (A)  China 1:34.878 Q
2 2 Tatiana Borodulina  Russia 1:34.988 Q
2 3 Sarah Lindsay  Great Britain 1:35.539
3 1 Hyo-jung Kim  United States 1:36.182 Q
3 2 Erika Huszar  Hungary 1:36.515 Q
3 3 Julia Elsakova  Bulgaria 1:36.885
3 Aika Klein  Germany DQ
4 1 Evgenia Radanova  Bulgaria 1:35.765 Q
4 2 Choi Min-kyung  France 1:36.745 Q
4 3 Han Yueshuang  Hong Kong 1:37.883
5 1 Jin Sun-yu  South Korea 1:31.504 Q
5 2 Arianna Fontana  Italy 1:32.033 Q
5 3 Kateřina Novotná  Czech Republic 1:32.220
5 4 Stéphanie Bouvier  France 1:33.197
6 1 Choi Eun-kyung  South Korea 1:38.414 Q
6 2 Emily Rosemond  Australia 1:39.942 Q
6 3 Yvonne Kunze  Germany 1:40.166
6 Marta Capurso  Italy DQ
7 1 Wang Meng  China 1:37.161 Q
7 2 Liesbeth Mau Asam  Netherlands 1:38.039 Q
7 3 Evita Krievane  Latvia 1:38.039
8 1 Amanda Overland  Canada 1:33.761 Q
8 2 Kimberly Derrick  United States 1:33.812 Q
8 3 Yuka Kamino  Japan 1:33.959
8 4 Rozsa Darazs  Hungary 1:34.059

Quarterfinals[edit]

The top two finishers in each of the four quarterfinals advanced to the semifinals. Two skaters, Yang Yang (A) and Tania Vicent, were advanced after other racers were disqualified. One of the disqualified skaters was the 2005 world champion in the 1000 metres, Evgenia Radanova.[1]

Quarterfinal 1
Rank Athlete Result Notes
1  Jin Sun-yu (KOR) 1:33.351 Q
2  Wang Meng (CHN) 1:33.453 Q
3  Emily Rosemond (AUS) 1:37.627
 Tatiana Borodulina (RUS) DQ
Quarterfinal 2
Rank Athlete Result Notes
1  Choi Eun-Kyung (KOR) 1:32.875 Q
2  Amanda Overland (CAN) 1:33.012 Q
3  Liesbeth Mau Asam (NED) 1:34.034
 Kimberly Derrick (USA) DQ
Quarterfinal 3
Rank Athlete Result Notes
1  Arianna Fontana (ITA) 1:33.401 Q
2  Yvonne Kunze (GER) 1:33.627 Q
3  Erika Huszar (HUN) 1:34.080
4  Yang Yang (A) (CHN) 1:59.338 ADV
 Evgenia Radanova (BUL) DQ
Quarterfinal 4
Rank Athlete Result Notes
1  Hyo-Jung Kim (USA) 1:34.164 Q
2  Mika Ozawa (JPN) 1:34.715 Q
3  Tania Vicent (CAN) 1:35.594 ADV
 Choi Min-Kyung (FRA) DQ

Semifinals[edit]

The top two finishers in each of the two semifinals qualified for the A final, while the third and fourth place skaters advanced to the B Final. Since two skaters were advanced from the quarters, each semifinal featured five skaters.[1]

Semifinal 1
Rank Athlete Result Notes
1  Wang Meng (CHN) 1:31.783 QA
2  Choi Eun-kyung (KOR) 1:32.099 QA
3  Tania Vicent (CAN) 1:32.650 QB
4  Yvonne Kunze (GER) 1:36.765 QB
5  Hyo-Jung Kim (USA) 1:54.187
Semifinal 2
Rank Athlete Result Notes
1  Jin Sun-yu (KOR) 1:32.546 QA
2  Yang Yang (A) (CHN) 1:33.080 QA
3  Amanda Overland (CAN) 1:33.102 QB
4  Arianna Fontana (ITA) 1:33.228 QB
5  Mika Ozawa (JPN) 1:33.337

Finals[edit]

Choi Eun-kyung was disqualified in the A final, moving Yang Yang (A) up to bronze medal position and the winner of the B final, Tania Vicent, up to 4th.[1][2]

Final A
Rank Athlete Result Notes
1st, gold medalist(s)  Jin Sun-yu (KOR) 1:32.859
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Wang Meng (CHN) 1:33.079
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Yang Yang (A) (CHN) 1:33.937
 Choi Eun-kyung (KOR) DQ
Final B
Rank Athlete Result Notes
4  Tania Vicent (CAN) 1:34.099
5  Amanda Overland (CAN) 1:34.191
6  Arianna Fontana (ITA) 1:34.269
7  Yvonne Kunze (GER) 1:34.789

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Torino 2006 Official Report - Short Track Speed Skating" (PDF). Torino Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. March 2009. Retrieved Jun 1, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Chinese legend skater Yang Yang retires". China Daily. Xinhua. February 27, 2006. Retrieved Jun 1, 2009.