2006 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships

The 2006 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships took place between March 29 and 31, 2006 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 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
68 points Lee Ho-suk
  South Korea
60 points François-Louis Tremblay
  Canada
55 points
500 m François-Louis Tremblay
  Canada
41.439 Li Haonan
  China
41.639 Lee Ho-suk
  South Korea
41.737
1000 m Ahn Hyun-soo
  South Korea
1:27.631 Lee Ho-suk
  South Korea
1:27.864 Charles Hamelin
  Canada
1:28.028
1500 m Ahn Hyun-soo
  South Korea
2:20.572 Lee Ho-suk
  South Korea
2:20.581 Oh Se-jong
  South Korea
2:20.842
5000 m relay   Canada
Charles Hamelin
Jonathan Guilmette
François-Louis Tremblay
Mathieu Turcotte
Éric Bédard
6:49.282   China
Cui Liang
Li Haonan
Li Ye
Sui Baoku
6:50.332   United States
Alex Izykowski
J. P. Kepka
Anthony Lobello
Jordan Malone
Rusty Smith
6:51.703

* 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* Jin Sun-yu
  South Korea
102 points Wang Meng
  China
97 points Kalyna Roberge
  Canada
34 points
500 m Wang Meng
  China
44.006 Fu Tianyu
  China
44.070 Kalyna Roberge
  Canada
44.116
1000 m Jin Sun-yu
  South Korea
1:32.767 Wang Meng
  China
1:32.874 Kalyna Roberge
  Canada
1:33.204
1500 m Jin Sun-yu
  South Korea
2:21.948 Wang Meng
  China
2:22.027 Choi Eun-kyung
  South Korea
2:22.152
3000 m relay   China
Cheng Xiaolei
Fu Tianyu
Wang Meng
Zhu Milei
Wang Wei
4:17.194   Canada
Alanna Kraus
Amanda Overland
Kalyna Roberge
Tania Vicent
Anouk Leblanc-Boucher
4:17.335   Italy
Marta Capurso
Arianna Fontana
Katia Zini
Mara Zini
Cecilia Maffei
4:18.834

* 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

  *   Host nation (United States)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  South Korea63312
2  China2608
3  Canada2158
4  Italy0011
  United States*0011
Totals (5 nations)10101030

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