2012 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships

The 2012 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships took place between March 9 and 11, 2012[1] at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China. The World Championships are organised by the ISU which also runs world cups and championships in speed skating and figure skating.

World Short Track Speed Skating Championships
VenueShanghai Oriental Sports Center
Dates9–11 March
2011
2013

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Program
9 March 13:00 1500 m women
1500 m men
3000 m women semifinal
10 March 13:00 500 m women
500 m men
3000 m men semifinal
11 March 13:00 1000 m women
1000 m men
3000 m women
3000 m men
3000 m relay women
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 each race, to determine to Overall World Champion. Points are only awarded to the athletes that have taken part in the Final of each race. The leader after the first 1000m in the 3000m Super-Final is awarded extra 5 points. Relays do not count for the Overall Classification.

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall*[2] Kwak Yoon-gy
  South Korea
102 points Noh Jin-kyu
  South Korea
76 points Olivier Jean
  Canada
52 points
500 m[3]
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Olivier Jean
  Canada
41.077 Charles Hamelin
  Canada
41.186 Kwak Yoon-gy
  South Korea
41.479
1000 m[4]
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Kwak Yoon-gy
  South Korea
1:27.772 Noh Jin-kyu
  South Korea
1:34.463 Charles Hamelin
  Canada
1:55.181
1500 m[5]
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Noh Jin-kyu
  South Korea
2:15.661 Kwak Yoon-gy
  South Korea
2:15.755 Sin Da-woon
  South Korea
2:15.861
5000 m relay[6]
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  Canada
Guillaume Bastille
François-Louis Tremblay
Olivier Jean
Liam McFarlane
Charles Hamelin*
6:42.570   Netherlands
Niels Kerstholt
Daan Breeuwsma
Freek van der Wart
Sjinkie Knegt
6:42.626   South Korea
Kwak Yoon-gy
Lee Ho-suk
Noh Jin-kyu
Sin Da-woon
Lee Jung-su*
6:42.629

* Skaters who did not participate in the final, but received medals.

LadiesEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall*[7] Li Jianrou
  China
60 points Valérie Maltais
  Canada
47 points Arianna Fontana
  Italy
44 points
500 m[8]
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Fan Kexin
  China
44.438 Arianna Fontana
  Italy
44.467 Lana Gehring
  United States
44.815
1000 m[9]
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Cho Ha-ri
  South Korea
1:31.283 Li Jianrou
  China
1:31.325 Valérie Maltais
  Canada
1:31.350
1500 m[10]
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Li Jianrou
  China
2:23.217 Liu Qiuhong
  China
2:23.411 Marie-Ève Drolet
  Canada
2:23.474
3000 m relay[11]
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  China
Liu Qiuhong
Kong Xue
Fan Kexin
Li Jianrou
Xiao Han*
4:16.303   United States
Lana Gehring
Jessica Smith
Emily Scott
Tamara Frederick
4:17.223   South Korea
Cho Ha-ri
Choi Jung-won
Son Soo-min
Lee Eun-byul
Kim Dam-min*
4:17.240

* Skaters who did not participate in the final, but received medals.

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (China)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  South Korea (KOR)43411
2  China (CHN)*4206
3  Canada (CAN)2248
4  Italy (ITA)0112
  United States (USA)0112
6  Netherlands (NED)0101
Totals (6 nations)10101030

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