2004 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships

The 2004 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships took place between March 17 and 19, 2004 in Gothenburg, Sweden. The World Championships are organised by the ISU which also run world cups and championships in speed skating and figure skating.

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall* Ahn Hyun-soo
  South Korea
102 points Song Suk-woo
  South Korea
68 points Li Jiajun
  China
29 points
500 m Song Suk-woo
  South Korea
42.599 Li Haonan
  China
42.667 Li Ye
  China
43.420
1000 m Ahn Hyun-soo
  South Korea
1:26.813 Li Jiajun
  China
1:27.162 Fabio Carta
  Italy
1:28.002
1500 m Ahn Hyun-soo
  South Korea
2:16.376 Jonathan Guilmette
  Canada
2:16.418 Song Suk-woo
  South Korea
2:16.657
3000 m Ahn Hyun-soo
  South Korea
5:03.670 Song Suk-woo
  South Korea
5:09.807 Li Ye
  China
5:10.089
5000 m relay   South Korea
Ahn Hyun-soo
Song Suk-woo
Cho Nam-kyu
Kim Hyun-kon
6:48.133   China
Sui Baoku
Li Jiajun
Li Haonan
Li Ye
6:49.232   Italy
Roberto Serra
Nicola Franceschina
Nicola Rodigari
Fabio Carta
6:49.563

* First place is awarded 34 points, second is awarded 21 points, third is awarded 13 points, fourth is awarded 8 points, fifth is awarded 5 points, sixth is awarded 3 points, seventh is awarded 2 points, and eighth is awarded 1 point in the finals of each individual race to determine the overall world champion. The relays do not count for the overall classification.

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall* Choi Eun-kyung
  South Korea
84 points Wang Meng
  China
60 points Byun Chun-sa
  South Korea
55 points
500 m Wang Meng
  China
45.332 Marta Capurso
  Italy
45.482 Choi Eun-kyung
  South Korea
45.516
1000 m Choi Eun-kyung
  South Korea
1:34.724 Byun Chun-sa
  South Korea
1:34.806 Fu Tian Yu
  China
1:35.033
1500 m Choi Eun-kyung
  South Korea
2:28.048 Wang Meng
  China
2:28.299 Alanna Kraus
  Canada
2:29.573
3000 m Byun Chun-sa
  South Korea
5:58.035 Fu Tian Yu
  China
5:58.344 Marta Capurso
  Italy
5:58.448
3000 m relay   South Korea
Ko Gi-hyun
Kim Min-jee
Choi Eun-kyung
Byun Chun-sa
4:20.985   China
Cheng Xiao Lei
Fu Tian Yu
Liu Xiaoying
Wang Meng
4:21.112   Italy
Mara Zini
Katia Zini
Catia Borrello
Marta Capurso
DQ

In the final of the Women's 3000 m relay, the Italian team was disqualified.

* First place is awarded 34 points, second is awarded 21 points, third is awarded 13 points, fourth is awarded 8 points, fifth is awarded 5 points, sixth is awarded 3 points, seventh is awarded 2 points, and eighth is awarded 1 point in the finals of each individual race to determine the overall world champion. The relays do not count for the overall classification.

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  South Korea (KOR)113317
2  China (CHN)17412
3  Italy (ITA)0145
4  Canada (CAN)0112
Totals (4 nations)12121236

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