2012 World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships

The 2012 World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships took place between February 24 and 26, 2012 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
VenueMedibank Icehouse, Melbourne, Australia
DatesFebruary 24–26, 2012
Competitors100 from 29 nations
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Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres Lee Hyo Been
  South Korea (KOR)
42.108 Han Tianyu
  China (CHN)
42.308 Alexandre St Jean
  Canada (CAN)
42.461
1000 metres Park Se-yeong
  South Korea (KOR)
1:27.571 Dequan Chen
  China (CHN)
1:27.596 Lee Hyo Been
  South Korea (KOR)
1:27.685
1500 metres Park Se-yeong
  South Korea (KOR)
2:20.059 Lee Hyo Been
  South Korea (KOR)
2:20.087 John-Henry Krueger
  United States (USA)
2:21.480
1500 metres super final Tianyu Han
  China (CHN)
2:38.889 John-Henry Krueger
  United States (USA)
2:39.045 Lee Hyo Been
  South Korea (KOR)
2:39.052
3000 metre relay   South Korea 4:00.649   China 4:02.922   United States 4:06.420

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres Suk Hee Shim
  South Korea (KOR)
44.113 Agnė Sereikaitė
  Lithuania (LTU)
44.765 Xue Wang
  China (CHN)
44.975
1000 metres Suk Hee Shim
  South Korea (KOR)
1:30.208 Hyun Sun Hwang
  South Korea (KOR)
1:30.314 Xue Wang
  China (CHN)
1:30.465
1500 metres Suk Hee Shim
  South Korea (KOR)
2:21.987 Hyun Sun Hwang
  South Korea (KOR)
2:22.069 Se Jung Ahn
  South Korea (KOR)
2:22.183
1500 metres super final Hyun Sun Hwang
  South Korea (KOR)
2:39.144 Se Jung Ahn
  South Korea (KOR)
2:39.265 Suk Hee Shim
  South Korea (KOR)
2:39.394
3000 metre relay   South Korea 4:11.997   China 4:17.711   Russia 4:23.275

Medal tableEdit

Place Country       Total
1   South Korea 9 4 4 17
2   China 1 4 2 7
3   United States 0 1 2 3
4   Lithuania 0 1 0 1
5   Canada 0 0 1 1
5   Russia 0 0 1 1

Participating nationsEdit

Athletes from 29 countries participated in these championships, which is a decrease of four nations from the last year's competition.[2] Malaysia[3] and Singapore will make 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