2012 World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships

The 2012 World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships took place between 24 and 26 February in Melbourne, Australia at the Medibank Icehouse. This is the first time which the Championship was held during the summer and in the Southern Hemisphere.[1] The World Championships are organised by the ISU which also run world cups and championships in speed skating and figure skating.

2012 World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships
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The logo of the 2012 World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships
LocationMelbourne, Australia
VenueMedibank Icehouse
Dates24–26 February
Competitors130 from 28 nations

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  South Korea105318
2  China0437
3  Lithuania0101
4  United States0022
5  Canada0011
  Russia0011
Totals (6 nations)10101030

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall Park Se-yeong
  South Korea
84 pts Lee Hyo-been
  South Korea
81 pts Han Tianyu
  China
63 pts
500 metres Lee Hyo-been
  South Korea
42.108 Han Tianyu
  China
42.308 Alexandre St-Jean
  Canada
42.461
1000 metres Park Se-yeong
  South Korea
1:27.571 Chen Dequan
  China
1:27.596 Lee Hyo-been
  South Korea
1:27.685
1500 metres Park Se-yeong
  South Korea
2:20.059 Lee Hyo-been
  South Korea
2:20.087 John-Henry Krueger
  United States
2:21.480
3000 metre relay   South Korea
Kim Do-kyoum
Kim Joon-chun
Lee Hyo-been
Park Se-yeong
4:02.440   China
Chen Dequan
Chen Guang
Han Tianyu
Xu Fu
4:02.922   United States
Adam Callister
Claude Gilbert
John-Henry Krueger
James Rodowsky
4:06.420

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall Shim Suk-hee
  South Korea
115 pts Hwang Hyun-sun
  South Korea
76 pts Ahn Se-jung
  South Korea
42 pts
500 metres Shim Suk-hee
  South Korea
44.202 Agnė Sereikaitė
  Lithuania
44.998 Xue Wang
  China
45.035
1000 metres Shim Suk-hee
  South Korea
1:30.208
JWR
Hwang Hyun-sun
  South Korea
1:30.314 Xue Wang
  China
1:30.465
1500 metres Shim Suk-hee
  South Korea
2:21.987 Hwang Hyun-sun
  South Korea
2:22.069 Ahn Se-jung
  South Korea
2:22.183
3000 metre relay   South Korea
Ahn Se-jung
Cheon Hee-jung
Hwang Hyun-sun
Shim Suk-hee
4:14.800   China
Guo Yihan
Han Yutong
Ji Xue
Wang Xue
4:17.711   Russia
Ekaterina Baranok
Ekaterina Strelkova
Yulia Kichapova
Evgeniya Zakharova
4:23.275

Participating nationsEdit

Athletes from 28 countries participated in these championships, which is a decrease of five nations from the last year's competition.[2] Malaysia[3] and Singapore made their debut appearance.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Event Info". Archived from the original on 2012-02-25. Retrieved 2012-02-18.
  2. ^ "Entries". Archived from the original on 2012-02-25. Retrieved 2012-02-18.
  3. ^ Isam Communication No. 063[permanent dead link]

External linksEdit