2011 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships

The 2011 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships took place between 11 and 13 March 2011 at the Sheffield Arena in Sheffield, England. The World Championships were organised by the ISU which also runs world cups and championships in speed skating and figure skating.

2011 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships
VenueSheffield Arena
Dates11–13 March
Competitors124 from 31 nations
2010
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ScheduleEdit

Date Time Program
11 March 17:35 1500 m women
17:40 1500 m men
12 March 17:10 500 m women
17:15 500 m men
13 March 15:35 1000 m women
15:40 1000 m men
16:20 3000 m women
16:30 3000 m men
16:55 3000 m relay women
17:05 5000 m relay men

ResultsEdit

* 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 leader after the first 1000m in the 3000m Super-Final is awarded extra 5 points. The relays do not count for the overall classification.

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall* Noh Jin-kyu
  South Korea
102 points Charles Hamelin
  Canada
50 points Liang Wenhao
  China
47 points
500 m
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Simon Cho
  United States
42.307 Olivier Jean
  Canada
42.429 Liang Wenhao
  China
42.493
1000 m
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Noh Jin-kyu
  South Korea
1:28.552 Charles Hamelin
  Canada
1:28.663 Liang Wenhao
  China
1:29.203
1500 m
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Noh Jin-kyu
  South Korea
2:18.291 Charles Hamelin
  Canada
2:18.676 Jeff Simon
  United States
2:18.725
5000 m relay
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  Canada
Michael Gilday
Charles Hamelin
François Hamelin
Olivier Jean
6:52.731   Germany
Robert Becker
Paul Herrmann
Christoph Milz
Robert Seifert
Torsten Kröger
6:54.693   United States
Kyle Carr
Travis Jayner
Anthony Lobello
Jeff Simon
Simon Cho
7:01.659

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall* Cho Ha-ri
  South Korea
81 points Katherine Reutter
  United States
68 points Arianna Fontana
  Italy
57 points
500 m
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Fan Kexin
  China
44.620 Arianna Fontana
  Italy
44.687 Liu Qiuhong
  China
44.784
1000 m
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Cho Ha-ri
  South Korea
1:38.895 Arianna Fontana
  Italy
1:40.306 Katherine Reutter
  United States
2:23.268
1500 m
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Katherine Reutter
  United States
2:33.978 Park Seung-hi
  South Korea
2:34.218 Cho Ha-ri
  South Korea
2:34.336
3000 m relay
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  China
Fan Kexin
Li Jianrou
Liu Qiuhong
Zhang Hui
Xiao Han
4:16.295   Netherlands
Jorien ter Mors
Annita van Doorn
Sanne van Kerkhof
Yara van Kerkhof
4:17.725   Canada
Marie-Ève Drolet
Jessica Hewitt
Valérie Maltais
Marianne St-Gelais
4:18.043

Medal tableEdit

7 nations won at least one medal, which represents the highest total ever.

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  South Korea5117
2  United States2136
3  China2046
4  Canada1416
5  Italy0213
6  Germany0101
  Netherlands0101
Totals (7 nations)10101030

Entries per EventEdit

Each nation can enter up to a maximum of 2 athletes per event, the nations listed below can enter up to three athletes per gender for that respective gender.[1]

Athletes Men Ladies
3   Canada
  China
  France
  South Korea
  United States
  Canada
  China
  South Korea

Participating countriesEdit

124 athletes from 31 nations will compete.[2]

ReferencesEdit

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