Short track speed skating at the 1992 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metre relay

The men's 5000 metre relay in short track speed skating at the 1992 Winter Olympics took place on 18 and 22 February at La halle de glace Olympique.[1][2]

Men's 5000 metre relay
at the XVI Olympic Winter Games
Short track speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for short track
VenueLa halle de glace Olympique
Dates18–22 February
Competitors37 from 9 nations
Winning time7:14.02
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s)  South Korea
Song Jae-kun
Kim Ki-hoon
Lee Joon-ho
Mo Ji-soo
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Canada
Frédéric Blackburn
Michel Daignault
Laurent Daignault
Sylvain Gagnon
Mark Lackie
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Japan
Yuichi Akasaka
Tatsuyoshi Ishihara
Toshinobu Kawai
Tsutomu Kawasaki
1994 →

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The round one heats were held on 18 February. The top two teams and two fastest third place teams advanced to the semifinals.[1]

Heat 1
Rank Country Athlete Result Notes
1   South Korea Song Jae-kun
Kim Ki-hoon
Lee Joon-ho
Mo Ji-soo
7:14.07 Q WR
2   Australia Kieran Hansen
John Kah
Andrew Murtha
Richard Nizielski
7:15.10 Q
3   Canada Frédéric Blackburn
Michel Daignault
Laurent Daignault
Sylvain Gagnon
7:15.25
Heat 2
Rank Country Athlete Result Notes
1   Great Britain Nicky Gooch
Stuart Horsepool
Matthew Jasper
Wilf O'Reilly
7:27.87 Q
2   Italy Orazio Fagone
Hugo Herrnhof
Roberto Peretti
Mirko Vuillermin
7:28.32 Q
3   France Marc Bella
Arnaud Drouet
Rémi Ingres
Claude Nicouleau
7:38.32
Heat 3
Rank Country Athlete Result Notes
1   New Zealand Mike McMillen
Andrew Nicholson
Chris Nicholson
Tony Smith
7:21.31 Q
2   Japan Yuichi Akasaka
Tatsuyoshi Ishihara
Toshinobu Kawai
Tsutomu Kawasaki
7:22.43 Q
3   Belgium Geert Blanchart
Alain De Ruyter
Geert Dejonghe
Franky Vanhooren
8:32.51

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held on 22 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   South Korea Song Jae-kun
Kim Ki-hoon
Lee Joon-ho
Mo Ji-soo
7:20.57 QA
2   New Zealand Mike McMillen
Andrew Nicholson
Chris Nicholson
Tony Smith
7:22.38 QA
3   France Marc Bella
Arnaud Drouet
Rémi Ingres
Claude Nicouleau
7:26.09 QB
4   Australia Kieran Hansen
John Kah
Andrew Murtha
Richard Nizielski
7:32.57 QB
Semifinal 2
Rank Country Athlete Result Notes
1   Japan Yuichi Akasaka
Tatsuyoshi Ishihara
Toshinobu Kawai
Tsutomu Kawasaki
7:22.84 QA
2   Canada Frédéric Blackburn
Michel Daignault
Laurent Daignault
Sylvain Gagnon
7:24.69 QA
3   Great Britain Nicky Gooch
Stuart Horsepool
Matthew Jasper
Wilf O'Reilly
7:29.40 QB
4   Italy Orazio Fagone
Hugo Herrnhof
Roberto Peretti
Mirko Vuillermin
7:32.80 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
    South Korea Song Jae-kun
Kim Ki-hoon
Lee Joon-ho
Mo Ji-soo
7:14.02
    Canada Frédéric Blackburn
Michel Daignault
Mark Lackie
Sylvain Gagnon
7:14.06
    Japan Yuichi Akasaka
Tatsuyoshi Ishihara
Toshinobu Kawai
Tsutomu Kawasaki
7:18.18
4   New Zealand Mike McMillen
Andrew Nicholson
Chris Nicholson
Tony Smith
7:18.91
Final B
Rank Country Athlete Result Notes
5   France Marc Bella
Arnaud Drouet
Rémi Ingres
Claude Nicouleau
7:26.09
6   Great Britain Nicky Gooch
Stuart Horsepool
Matthew Jasper
Wilf O'Reilly
7:29.46
7   Australia Kieran Hansen
John Kah
Andrew Murtha
Richard Nizielski
7:32.57
8   Italy Orazio Fagone
Hugo Herrnhof
Roberto Peretti
Mirko Vuillermin
7:32.80

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Albertville 1992 Official Report" (PDF). Le Comite d'Organisation des Jeux Olympiques Albertville. LA84 Foundation. 1992. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 February 2008. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Short Track Speed Skating at the 1992 Albertville Winter Games: Men's 5,000 metres Relay". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 8 November 2019.