Short track speed skating at the 2006 Winter Olympics – Women's 1000 metres

The women's 1000 metres in short track speed skating at the 2006 Winter Olympics began on 22 February, with the final on 25 February, at the Torino Palavela.[1]

Women's 1000 metres
at the XX Olympic Winter Games
Short track speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for short track
VenueTorino Palavela
Dates22–25 February
Competitors29 from 20 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Jin Sun-yu  South Korea
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Wang Meng  China
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Yang Yang (A)  China
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RecordsEdit

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:

World record   Jin Sun-yu (KOR) 1:30.037 Bormio, Italy 13 November 2005 [2]
Olympic record   Yang Yang (A) (CHN) 1:31.235 Salt Lake City, United States 23 February 2002 [2]

No new world and Olympic records were set during this competition.

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The first round was held on 12 February. There were eight heats of three or four skaters each, with the top two finishers moving on to the quarterfinals. One skater, Yvonne Kunze, was advanced after being interfered with.[2]

Heat 1
Heats Rank Athlete Country Result Notes
1 1 Tania Vicent   Canada 1:33.904 Q
1 2 Mika Ozawa   Japan 1:33.977 Q
1 3 Ri Hyang-mi   North Korea 1:34.360
1 4 Katalin Kristo   Romania 1:34.506
2 1 Yang Yang (A)   China 1:34.878 Q
2 2 Tatiana Borodulina   Russia 1:34.988 Q
2 3 Sarah Lindsay   Great Britain 1:35.539
3 1 Hyo-jung Kim   United States 1:36.182 Q
3 2 Erika Huszar   Hungary 1:36.515 Q
3 3 Julia Elsakova   Bulgaria 1:36.885
3 Aika Klein   Germany DQ
4 1 Evgenia Radanova   Bulgaria 1:35.765 Q
4 2 Choi Min-kyung   France 1:36.745 Q
4 3 Han Yueshuang   Hong Kong 1:37.883
5 1 Jin Sun-yu   South Korea 1:31.504 Q
5 2 Arianna Fontana   Italy 1:32.033 Q
5 3 Kateřina Novotná   Czech Republic 1:32.220
5 4 Stéphanie Bouvier   France 1:33.197
6 1 Choi Eun-kyung   South Korea 1:38.414 Q
6 2 Emily Rosemond   Australia 1:39.942 Q
6 3 Yvonne Kunze   Germany 1:40.166
6 Marta Capurso   Italy DQ
7 1 Wang Meng   China 1:37.161 Q
7 2 Liesbeth Mau Asam   Netherlands 1:38.039 Q
7 3 Evita Krievane   Latvia 1:38.039
8 1 Amanda Overland   Canada 1:33.761 Q
8 2 Kimberly Derrick   United States 1:33.812 Q
8 3 Yuka Kamino   Japan 1:33.959
8 4 Rozsa Darazs   Hungary 1:34.059

QuarterfinalsEdit

The top two finishers in each of the four quarterfinals advanced to the semifinals. Two skaters, Yang Yang (A) and Tania Vicent, were advanced after other racers were disqualified. One of the disqualified skaters was the 2005 world champion in the 1000 metres, Evgenia Radanova.[2]

Quarterfinal 1
Rank Athlete Result Notes
1   Jin Sun-yu (KOR) 1:33.351 Q
2   Wang Meng (CHN) 1:33.453 Q
3   Emily Rosemond (AUS) 1:37.627
  Tatiana Borodulina (RUS) DQ
Quarterfinal 2
Rank Athlete Result Notes
1   Choi Eun-Kyung (KOR) 1:32.875 Q
2   Amanda Overland (CAN) 1:33.012 Q
3   Liesbeth Mau Asam (NED) 1:34.034
  Kimberly Derrick (USA) DQ
Quarterfinal 3
Rank Athlete Result Notes
1   Arianna Fontana (ITA) 1:33.401 Q
2   Yvonne Kunze (GER) 1:33.627 Q
3   Erika Huszar (HUN) 1:34.080
4   Yang Yang (A) (CHN) 1:59.338 ADV
  Evgenia Radanova (BUL) DQ
Quarterfinal 4
Rank Athlete Result Notes
1   Hyo-Jung Kim (USA) 1:34.164 Q
2   Mika Ozawa (JPN) 1:34.715 Q
3   Tania Vicent (CAN) 1:35.594 ADV
  Choi Min-Kyung (FRA) DQ

SemifinalsEdit

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. Since two skaters were advanced from the quarters, each semifinal featured five skaters.[2]

Semifinal 1
Rank Athlete Result Notes
1   Wang Meng (CHN) 1:31.783 QA
2   Choi Eun-kyung (KOR) 1:32.099 QA
3   Tania Vicent (CAN) 1:32.650 QB
4   Yvonne Kunze (GER) 1:36.765 QB
5   Hyo-Jung Kim (USA) 1:54.187
Semifinal 2
Rank Athlete Result Notes
1   Jin Sun-yu (KOR) 1:32.546 QA
2   Yang Yang (A) (CHN) 1:33.080 QA
3   Amanda Overland (CAN) 1:33.102 QB
4   Arianna Fontana (ITA) 1:33.228 QB
5   Mika Ozawa (JPN) 1:33.337

FinalsEdit

Choi Eun-kyung was disqualified in the A final, moving Yang Yang (A) up to bronze medal position and the winner of the B final, Tania Vicent, up to 4th.[2][3]

Final A
Rank Athlete Result Notes
    Jin Sun-yu (KOR) 1:32.859
    Wang Meng (CHN) 1:33.079
    Yang Yang (A) (CHN) 1:33.937
  Choi Eun-kyung (KOR) DQ
Final B
Rank Athlete Result Notes
4   Tania Vicent (CAN) 1:34.099
5   Amanda Overland (CAN) 1:34.191
6   Arianna Fontana (ITA) 1:34.269
7   Yvonne Kunze (GER) 1:34.789

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Short Track Speed Skating at the 2006 Torino Winter Games: Women's 1,000 metres". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 November 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Torino 2006 Official Report - Short Track Speed Skating" (PDF). Torino Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. March 2009. Retrieved 1 June 2009.
  3. ^ "Chinese legend skater Yang Yang retires". China Daily. Xinhua. 27 February 2006. Retrieved 1 June 2009.