In the second Men’s 1500m race in weeks, Asbel Kiprop (KEN) gets the win again. This time he was a few seconds slower, coming with a great finish and edging out Gebremedhin (ETH) by .04 seconds at 3:32.39.
In the first Diamond League of the season, Abeba Aregawi (SWE) gets the win at 3:56.66, .32 seconds over Faith Chepngetiah (KEN).
For the second year in a row Tae-Bum Mo (KOR) gets the win. Although he was third in the first race, he managed a big win in the second and won the overall by .06 seconds.
Heather Richardson (USA) takes 6th in the first race, but then 10th in the second, so she finished 8th overall, .68 seconds off the podium.
For the second year in a row, Sang-Hwa Lee (KOR) scores the win, winning both heats as the only one under 38 seconds both times.
Ireen Wust (NED), paired against Christine Nesbitt, picked up another world title when she finished with a winning time of 1:55.38. Wust won yesterday’s 3,000m.
Skating in front o his home crowd, Denis Yuskov (RUS) finished with a time of 1:46.32, beating 2nd place Shani Davis by .51 seconds. Yuskov picked up 35.44 points with his win.
Shani Davis (USA) finished with an impressive time of 1:46.83. Although Davis’ time was good, it would later be beaten by skater Denis Yuskov (RUS) after he skated 0.51 seconds faster than Davis.
Bart Swings (BEL), racing against Shani Davis (USA), won with a time of 1:45.50. Davis finished 3rd in the event with a time of 1:46.13. The Overall World Cup win went to Zbigniew Brodka (POL).
Zbigniew Brodka (POL) finished 2nd in the race final with a time of 1:45.96, and won the overall title with 460 points. Bart swings won the race and finish 2nd in the overall WC.
Brittany Bowe finished with a time of 2:00.59, placing her 17th in the race and 28th overall. Bowe won silver in yesterday’s 1000m World Cup.
Ireen Wust (NED) finished with a race winning time of 1:54.67, and finished 2nd overall in the WC. Wust also won the 3000m race yesterday. The overall WC win went to her fellow countrywoman Marrit Leenstra.
Marrit Leenstra (NED) finished the final race of the WC season with a time of 1:57.74, giving her enough points to secure her title. Leenstra finished the WC with 410 points over Christine Nesbitt (CAN).
Jan Smeekens finished with a race winning time of 34.83, earning a total of 1130 points. Joji Kato finished in 2nd place.
Tucker Fredricks finished with a time of 35.21, placing him 8th in the race and 13th in the final WC standings with 295 points. Jan Smeekens won the 500m WC title.
Heather Richardson finished with a time of 38.85, placing her 5th in the overall WC standing. Richardson won the 1000m title earlier this weekend.
Sang Hwa Lee finished the final race of the world cup season with a winning time of 37.77, earning a total of 1055 points to secure her WC title. Jenny Wolf Finished in second place.
A standard speed skating track of 400 meters to the lap laid out at the Ice Stadium Thialf, an artificially frozen indoor skating rink in Heerenveen.
Sakazume Ryosuke (JPN) fell once after Jean Olivier pushed him and fell a second time after the race was restarted without Olivier.
Racing in the 3rd heat of the men’s quarter finals, skaters Charles Hamelin and Viktor Knoch collided into one another during a turn and were sent into the wall hard. Soon after, Victor An and Sjinkie Knegt collided at the finish line
Wang Meng (CHN) finished with a time of 43.718, beating out yesterday’s 1500m winner Park Seung-Hi. Meng won the gold medal at the 2010 Olympics in the 500m.
Marianne St-Gelais (CAN) went down in the Women’s final heat of the 500m. Wang Meng (CHN) went on to win the race.
Liang Wenhao (CHN) finished with a winning time of 41.905, beating out 2nd place Victor An (RUS). Wenhao finished 9th in the event last year.
Short track speed skating is one of the most dynamic sports of our age, where the point is overtaking other skaters by competing against each other.
Racing in the Men’s 1500m, Roberto Pukitis (LAT) and Victor Knoch (HUN) collided into one another sending each other into the wall. Niels Kerstholt went on to win the heat.
Jan Smeekens (NED) assures himself the World Cup win, defeating Joji Kato (JPN) again, and winning by .12, with one race left.
American Jessica Smith went down at the finish line of the Women’s 1500m Semifinal. Smith looked like she lost her balance and took a hard fall face first.
Sin Da-Woon (KOR) finished with a final time of 2:27.06, beating out 2nd place Kim Yun-Jae. Charles Hamelin finished in 3rd.
In the first 500m race, Tucker Fredricks (USA) finishes .05 seconds off the podium, he ranks 14th in the World Cup.
Valerie Maltais (CAN) went down in the final heat after it looked like she might of been tripped from behind. Maltais finished 5th in the heat after Zhou Yang was penalized.
American favorite Heather Richardson slips off the world cup podium finishing 15th, and her teammate Brittany Bowe gets a top ten finish; she ranks 15th in the World Cup with one race left.
The two time Olympic medalist, Park Seung-Hi (KOR), finished with a final time of 2:23.634, beating out fellow countrywoman Shim Suk Hee.
In the first 500m race, four time world champ Jenny Wolf (GER) gets her first win of the season. Current World and Olympic champ Sang-Hwa Lee (KOR) suffers her first loss of the season with just one more race to go.
The radii of the inner and outer competition lanes are 26 and 30 meters, respectively. The width of each lane of the competition track is 4 meters and there is an inside training lane with width of 4 meters.
The skaters compete on a 111.12-meter oval track on a standard size ice rink (30m x 60m), with 8-m radius circles in the curves.
Ireen Wust (NED) finished with a time of 1:56.30 beating Shikhova by .01 seconds. Wust would later go on to win the 5000m as well as the Overall title.
Jonathan Kuck finished 12th in the event with a time of 1:48.44. Kuck would finish 13th overall.
Havard Bokko (NOR)paired against the overall leader Sven Kramer and beat him with a time of 1:46.34. Bokko moved within .02 seconds of taking the overall lead but later lost in to Kramer in the 10,000m.
Racing in his first championship, Joey Matia (USA) was the top American, finishing with a time of 36.96. Zbigniew Brodka went on to win the event.
The 26 year old Zbigniew Brodka (POL) paired against decorated speed skater Havard Bokko. Brodka pulled off the upset finishing with a final time of 35.80, beating 2nd place Bokko by .21.
Christine Nesbitt (CAN), who was matched up against Brittany Schussler, finished with a time of 38.60. Nesbitt took bronze at this event last year.
28 year old Anna Ringsred (USA), finished with a final time of 40.45, 13th in the event.
Alyson Dudek (USA) finished with a time of 45.422, beating 2nd place Yara Van Kerkhof by.077. Dudek also helped team USA win the 3000m Relay B Final.
The 19 year old Wu Danjing finished with a time of 41.702, beating 2nd place Yu Jiyang by .112 seconds. Danjing finished 2nd in the 500m World Cup Sochi last year.
Jinkyu Noh finished with a final time of 2:17.482, easily pulling away at the finish for the win. Jinkyu Noh also won 1st place in the 1500m WC race at Nagoya.
16 year old Shim Suk Hee finished with a time of 2:26.338, beating Li Jianrou (CHN) by .180. Shim finished 1st in the 1000m and 1500m at Shanghai.
Hamelin (CAN) picked up his 2nd gold medal of the season finishing with a time of 41.092, beating Dajing Wu (CHN) by .003 seconds. This is Hamelin 8th medal in 9 races this season.
Ming Wang finished with a time of 43.231, beating 2nd place Arianna Fontana by .54 seconds.
Joji Kato (JPN) sweeps both days in the Men’s 500m, winning at 34.29 seconds, by .21 seconds.
After taking 2nd on day one, the World Record holder Sanh-Hwa Lee (KOR) gets the win Sunday by .07 seconds.
Universal Sports’ Shellene Cockrell and Allison Baver discuss the top three finishes of the women’s 500m.
Universal Sports’ Shellene Cockrell and Allison Baver discuss the top three finishes of the Men’s 500m.
Joji Kato (JPN) gets the victory at 34.21 seconds, winning by .22 seconds.
Jing Yu (CHN) looks good to defend her title, winning the Women’s 500m by .07 seconds, at 37.21.
Following a silver medal in 2010, Mads Glaesner (DEN) became a World Champion in Turkey at 14:30.01 in the 1500m Free, by 1.12 seconds.
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