Short-track speed skating at the 1998 Winter Olympics – Men's 1000 metres

The men's 1000 metres in short track speed skating at the 1998 Winter Olympics took place on 17 February at the White Ring.[1][2]

Men's 1000 metres
at the XVIII Olympic Winter Games
Short track speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for short track
VenueWhite Ring
Dates17 February
Competitors30 from 16 nations
Winning time1:32.375
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Kim Dong-sung  South Korea
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Li Jiajun  China
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Éric Bédard  Canada
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ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The first round was held on 17 February. There were eight heats, with the top two finishers moving on to the quarterfinals.[1]

Heat 1
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Chae Ji-hoon   South Korea 1:35.240 Q
2 Satoru Terao   Japan 1:35.323 Q
3 Yevhen Yakovlev   Ukraine 1:36.005
4 Ludovic Mathieu   France 1:36.076
Heat 2
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Naoya Tamura   Japan 1:31.168 Q
2 Fabio Carta   Italy 1:31.315 Q
3 Arian Nachbar   Germany 1:32.493
4 Maciej Pryczek   Poland 1:33.555
Heat 3
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Martin Johansson   Sweden 1:31.515 Q
2 Andy Gabel   United States 1:31.672 Q
3 Feng Kai   China 1:31.724
4 Yun Chol   North Korea 1:33.133
Heat 4
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Lee Jun-hwan   South Korea 1:32.879 Q
2 Éric Bédard   Canada 1:32.975 Q
3 Steven Bradbury   Australia 1:33.108
Heat 5
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 François Drolet   Canada 1:32.949 Q
2 Kim Dong-sung   South Korea 1:33.039 Q
3 Nicky Gooch   Great Britain 1:33.638
Heat 6
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Matt Jasper   Great Britain 1:32.709 Q
2 An Yulong   China 1:32.731 Q
3 Dave Versteeg   Netherlands 1:32.748
4 Boldyn Sansarbileg   Mongolia 1:39.913
Heat 7
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Hitoshi Uematsu   Japan 1:30.466 Q
2 Marc Gagnon   Canada 1:30.476 Q
3 Bruno Loscos   France 1:30.805
4 Scott Koons   United States 1:31.110
Heat 8
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Rusty Smith   United States 1:33.326 Q
2 Li Jiajun   China 1:34.023 Q
3 Han Sang-guk   North Korea 1:34.220
Michele Antonioli   Italy DSQ

QuarterfinalsEdit

The quarterfinals were held on 17 February. The top two finishers in each of the four quarterfinals advanced to the semifinals.[1] In quarterfinal 1, Canada's Marc Gagnon was disqualified, and South Korea's Lee Jun-hwan was advanced. In quarterfinal 4, Japan's Hiotshi Uematsu was disqualified, and USA's Andy Gabel was advanced.

Quarterfinal 1
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Satoru Terao   Japan 1:29.398 Q OR
2 Matt Jasper   Great Britain 1:31.798 Q
3 Lee Jun-hwan   South Korea 1:38.115 ADV
Marc Gagnon   Canada DSQ
Quarterfinal 2
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Fabio Carta   Italy 1:32.358 Q
2 Kim Dong-sung   South Korea 1:32.423 Q
3 François Drolet   Canada 1:32.513
4 Martin Johansson   Sweden 1:33.047
Quarterfinal 3
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Naoya Tamura   Japan 1:29.509 Q
2 Éric Bédard   Canada 1:29.622 Q
3 An Yulong   China 1:29.784
4 Rusty Smith   United States 1:39.775
Quarterfinal 4
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Li Jiajun   China 1:34.510 Q
2 Chae Ji-hoon   South Korea 1:34.902 Q
3 Andy Gabel   United States 1:35.641 ADV
Hitoshi Uematsu   Japan DSQ

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held on 16 February. The top two finishers in each of the two semifinals qualified for the A final, while the third and fourth place skaters advanced to the B Final.[1]

Semifinal 1
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Andy Gabel   United States 1:32.985 QA
2 Éric Bédard   Canada 1:36.233 QA
3 Fabio Carta   Italy 1:39.402 QB
4 Naoya Tamura   Japan 1:42.908 QB
Chae Ji-hoon   South Korea DSQ
Semifinal 2
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Kim Dong-sung   South Korea 1:32.036 QA
2 Li Jiajun   China 1:32.183 QA
3 Matt Jasper   Great Britain 1:32.549 QB
4 Lee Jun-hwan   South Korea 1:32.634 QB
5 Satoru Terao   Japan 1:32.636

FinalsEdit

The four qualifying skaters competed in Final A, while four others raced for 5th place in Final B.[1]

Final A
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Kim Dong-sung   South Korea 1:32.375
  Li Jiajun   China 1:32.428
  Éric Bédard   Canada 1:32.661
4 Andy Gabel   United States 1:33.518
Final B
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
5 Naoya Tamura   Japan 1:32.927
6 Fabio Carta   Italy 1:33.015
7 Lee Jun-hwan   South Korea 1:33.131
8 Matt Jasper   Great Britain 1:34.285

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Nagano 1998 Official Report - Volume 3" (PDF). Nagano Olympics Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. 1998. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 February 2008. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Short Track Speed Skating at the 1998 Nagano Winter Games: Men's 1,000 metres". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 10 November 2019.