Short track speed skating at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Men's 500 metres

The men's 500 metres in short track speed skating at the 2010 Winter Olympics was held 24–26 February 2010 at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Men's 500 metres
at the XXI Olympic Winter Games
Short track speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for short track
VenuePacific Coliseum
DatesFebruary 24 (qualifying heats)
February 26 (quarterfinal, semifinal, and final)
Competitors32 from 16 nations
Winning time40.981
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Charles Hamelin  Canada
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Sung Si-bak  South Korea
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) François-Louis Tremblay  Canada
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The qualifying heats were held on 24 February with the quarterfinal, the semifinal and the final were held on 26 February.

ResultsEdit

 
Hamelin kisses his girlfriend after winning the gold medal.

There were thirty-two competitors representing sixteen nations.

HeatsEdit

Rank Heat Name Country Time Notes
1 1 Sung Si-bak   South Korea 41.889 Q
2 1 Niels Kerstholt   Netherlands 42.180 Q
3 1 Nicolas Bean   Italy 42.344
4 1 Takahiro Fujimoto   Japan 42.366
1 2 Lee Ho-suk   South Korea 41.632 Q
2 2 Simon Cho   United States 41.726 Q
3 2 Semion Elistratov   Russia 42.982
4 2 Sjinkie Knegt   Netherlands 44.448
1 3 Kwak Yoon-gy   South Korea 42.147 Q
2 3 Pieter Gysel   Belgium 42.443 Q
3 3 Peter Darazs   Hungary 42.800
4 3 Jordan Malone   United States 1:03.884
1 4 Charles Hamelin   Canada 41.463 Q
2 4 Jon Eley   Great Britain 42.081 Q
3 4 Nicola Rodigari   Italy 42.190
4 4 Ruslan Zakharov   Russia 43.207
1 5 Thibaut Fauconnet   France 41.730 Q
2 5 Tyson Heung   Germany 41.835 Q
3 5 Blake Skjellerup   New Zealand 42.510
5 Liang Wenhao   China DSQ
1 6 François-Louis Tremblay   Canada 41.397 Q, OR
2 6 Haralds Silovs   Latvia 41.673 Q
3 6 Ma Yunfeng   China 41.954
4 6 Yuri Confortola   Italy 1:17.401
1 7 Apolo Ohno   United States 41.665 Q
2 7 Olivier Jean   Canada 41.737 Q
3 7 Paul Worth   Great Britain 42.936
7 Aidar Bekzhanov   Kazakhstan DSQ
1 8 Han Jialiang   China 41.869 Q
2 8 Jumpei Yoshizawa   Japan 42.158 Q
3 8 Robert Seifert   Germany 42.181
4 8 Viktor Knoch   Hungary 42.197

QuarterfinalEdit

Rank Heat Name Country Time Notes
1 1 Charles Hamelin   Canada 40.770 Q, OR
2 1 Sung Si-bak   South Korea 40.821 Q
3 1 Simon Cho   United States 41.211
4 1 Niels Kerstholt   Netherlands 42.128
1 2 Jon Eley   Great Britain 41.875 Q
2 2 Apolo Ohno   United States 42.004 Q
3 2 Tyson Heung   Germany 48.554 ADV
4 2 Thibaut Fauconnet   France 51.339
1 3 Lee Ho-suk   South Korea 41.269 Q
2 3 Olivier Jean   Canada 41.275 Q
3 3 Han Jialiang   China 41.443
4 3 Jumpei Yoshizawa   Japan 41.906
1 4 François-Louis Tremblay   Canada 41.326 Q
2 4 Kwak Yoon-gy   South Korea 41.761 Q
3 4 Haralds Silovs   Latvia 41.837
4 4 Pieter Gysel   Belgium 41.980

SemifinalEdit

Rank Heat Name Country Time Notes
1 1 Charles Hamelin   Canada 40.964 QA
2 1 Sung Si-bak   South Korea 41.126 QA
3 1 Tyson Heung   Germany 41.455 QB
4 1 Jon Eley   Great Britain 41.504 QB
1 Olivier Jean   Canada DSQ
1 2 Apolo Ohno   United States 41.460 QA
2 2 François-Louis Tremblay   Canada 41.515 QA
3 2 Kwak Yoon-gy   South Korea 41.620 QB
4 2 Lee Ho-suk   South Korea 1:24.514 QB

FinalsEdit

Final B (Classification Round)Edit

Rank Name Country Time Notes
4 Kwak Yoon-gy   South Korea 42.123
5 Tyson Heung   Germany 42.307
6 Jon Eley   Great Britain 42.681
7 Lee Ho-suk   South Korea 49.149

Final A (Medal Round)Edit

Rank Name Country Time Notes
  Charles Hamelin   Canada 40.981
  Sung Si-bak   South Korea 41.340
  François-Louis Tremblay   Canada 46.366
Apolo Ohno   United States DSQ

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