Short-track speed skating at the 1998 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metre relay

The men's 5000 metre relay in short track speed skating at the 1998 Winter Olympics took place on 19 and 21 February at the White Ring.[1][2]

Men's 5000 metre relay
at the XVIII Olympic Winter Games
Short track speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for short track
VenueWhite Ring
Dates19–21 February
Competitors34 from 8 nations
Winning time6:51.579
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s)  Canada
Éric Bédard
Derrick Campbell
François Drolet
Marc Gagnon
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  South Korea
Chae Ji-hoon
Lee Jun-hwan
Lee Ho-eung
Kim Dong-sung
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  China
Li Jiajun
Feng Kai
Yuan Ye
An Yulong
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ResultsEdit

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held on 19 February. The top two teams in each semifinal qualified for the A final, while the third and fourth place teams advanced to the B Final.[1]

Semifinal 1
Rank Country Athlete Result Notes
1   Canada Éric Bédard
Derrick Campbell
François Drolet
Marc Gagnon
7:05.766 QA OR
2   China Li Jiajun
Feng Kai
Yuan Ye
An Yulong
7:05.797 QA
3   Great Britain Nicky Gooch
Matt Jasper
Matthew Rowe
Robert Mitchell
7:11.955 QB
4   Japan Satoru Terao
Naoya Tamura
Takehiro Kodera
Yugo Shinohara
7:17.223 QB
Semifinal 2
Rank Country Athlete Result Notes
1   South Korea Chae Ji-hoon
Lee Jun-hwan
Lee Ho-eung
Kim Dong-sung
7:07.457 QA
2   Italy Michele Antonioli
Maurizio Carnino
Fabio Carta
Nicola Franceschina
7:07.770 QA
3   Australia Steven Bradbury
Richard Goerlitz
Kieran Hansen
Richard Nizielski
7:11.691 QB
4   United States Andy Gabel
Tommy O'Hare
Rusty Smith
Eric Flaim
7:16.724 QB

FinalsEdit

The four qualifying teams competed in Final A, while four others raced in Final B.[1]

Final A
Rank Country Athlete Result Notes
    Canada Éric Bédard
Derrick Campbell
François Drolet
Marc Gagnon
7:06.075
    South Korea Chae Ji-hoon
Lee Jun-hwan
Lee Ho-eung
Kim Dong-sung
7:06.776
    China Li Jiajun
Feng Kai
Yuan Ye
An Yulong
7:11.559
4   Italy Michele Antonioli
Maurizio Carnino
Fabio Carta
Diego Cattani
7:15.212
Final B
Rank Country Athlete Result Notes
5   Japan Satoru Terao
Naoya Tamura
Takehiro Kodera
Yugo Shinohara
7:01.660 OR
6   United States Andy Gabel
Tommy O'Hare
Rusty Smith
Eric Flaim
7:02.014
7   Great Britain Dave Allardice
Nicky Gooch
Matt Jasper
Matthew Rowe
7:06.462
8   Australia Steven Bradbury
Richard Goerlitz
Kieran Hansen
Richard Nizielski
7:15.907

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "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 5,000 metres". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 10 November 2019.