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.
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.
2012, Heerenveen, Netherlands, ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championship, the Olympic champ in the 500m is now the World Champ, after bronze and silver before.
Just one week after breaking her own 500m world record, Lee Sang-Hwa did it once again by posting a time of 36.57. Sang-Hwa’s previous record was 36.74.
For the 3rd straight time Lee Sang-Hwa (KOR) has broken her own world record, today she did it with a time of 36.36. Her Previous World record time was set just yesterday with a time of 36.57.
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.
Heather Richardson (USA) finished the day in 2nd place with a new American record time of 36.90. Lee Sang-Hwa was the winner of the event after she posted a WR time of 36.36.
Heather Richardson (USA) finished with a time of 36.97, just .12 seconds out of 2nd place. The win went to Lee Sang-Hwa (KOR) who set a world record with a time of 36.57.
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