2004 World Short Track Speed Skating Team Championships

The 2004 World Short Track Speed Skating Team Championships is the 14th edition of the World Short Track Speed Skating Team Championships, which took place on 13-14 March 2004 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

LocationRussia St. Petersburg, Russia
Start date13 March 2004
End date14 March 2004

Teams were divided into two brackets of four: the best team from each bracket qualified directly for the final, while the two next teams entered for the repechage round and the last was eliminated. The best two teams in the repechage round qualified for the final. Thus, the final consisted of four teams. Each team was represented by four athletes at both 500 m and 1000 m as well as by two athletes at 3000 m. There were four heats at both 500 m and 1000 m, whereby each heat consisted of athletes representing different countries. There was one heat at 3000 m.

Medal winnersEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men
  South Korea
Ahn Hyun-soo
Lee Seung-jae
Seo Ho-jin
Song Suk-woo
Kim Hyun-kon
  Canada
Jonathan Guilmette
Jean-François Monette
Charles Hamelin
Steve Robillard
Mathieu Turcotte
  Italy
Nicola Rodigari
Nicola Franceschina
Fabio Carta
Michele Antonioli
Roberto Serra
Women
  South Korea
Choi Eun-kyung
Ko Gi-hyun
Kim Min-jee
Byun Chun-sa
Cho Ha-ri
  China
Liu Xiaoying
Fu Tianyu
Cheng Xiaolei
Wang Meng
Zhu Milei
  Italy
Katia Zini
Mara Zini
Marta Capurso
Catia Borrello
Evelina Rodigari

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Rank Nation Total
    South Korea 42
    Canada 34
    Italy 20
4   China 19
5   Japan Rep.
6   Russia
7   United Kingdom DNQ
8   France

WomenEdit

Rank Nation Total
    South Korea 47
    China 37
    Italy 22
4   Canada 15
5   Russia Rep.
6   Japan
7   Hungary DNQ

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