Short track speed skating at the 2014 Winter Olympics – Women's 500 metres

The women's 500 metres in short track speed skating at the 2014 Winter Olympics was held between 10–13 February 2014 at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi, Russia.[1]

Women's 500 metres
at the XXII Olympic Winter Games
Short track speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for short track
VenueIceberg Skating Palace
Sochi, Russia
Dates10 February (qualifying heats)
13 February (quarterfinal, semifinal, and final)
Competitors32 from 15 nations
Winning time45.263
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Li Jianrou  China
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Arianna Fontana  Italy
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Park Seung-hi  South Korea
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The qualifying heats was held on 10 February with the quarterfinal, the semifinal and the final were held on 13 February.

The defending Olympic Champion and World Champion is Wang Meng of China. Meng qualified to compete at the Games but broke her ankle in a collision with a teammate while practicing for the games in January 2014.[2]

QualificationEdit

Countries were assigned quotas using a combination of the four special Olympic Qualification classifications that were held at two world cups in November 2013. A nation may enter a maximum of three athletes per event.[3] For this event a total of 32 athletes representing 15 nations qualified to compete.[4]

ResultsEdit

The final results:[5]

PreliminariesEdit

HeatsEdit

Q – qualified for Quarterfinals
ADV — advanced
PEN — penalty
YC — yellow card
Rank Heat Name Country Time Notes
1 1 Liu Qiuhong   China 43.542 Q
2 1 Kim A-lang   South Korea 43.919 Q
3 1 Lara van Ruijven   Netherlands 44.023
1 Tatiana Borodulina   Russia PEN
1 2 Elise Christie   Great Britain 44.775 Q
2 2 Sofia Prosvirnova   Russia 44.940 Q
3 2 Yui Sakai   Japan 45.051
4 2 Andrea Keszler   Hungary 45.215
1 3 Jorien ter Mors   Netherlands 44.262 Q
2 3 Charlotte Gilmartin   Great Britain 44.440 Q
3 3 Martina Valcepina   Italy 44.493
4 3 Biba Sakurai   Japan 44.628
1 4 Park Seung-hi   South Korea 44.180 Q
2 4 Emily Scott   United States 45.210 Q
3 4 Agnė Sereikaitė   Lithuania 45.356
4 4 Véronique Pierron   France 1:12.278
1 5 Marianne St-Gelais   Canada 43.729 Q
2 5 Yara van Kerkhof   Netherlands 44.044 Q
3 5 Ayuko Ito   Japan 44.174
4 5 Inna Simonova   Kazakhstan 44.387
1 6 Arianna Fontana   Italy 43.568 Q
2 6 Li Jianrou   China 43.633 Q
3 6 Patrycja Maliszewska   Poland 44.154
6 Alyson Dudek   United States PEN
1 7 Fan Kexin   China 43.356 Q
2 7 Jessica Hewitt   Canada 43.447 Q
3 7 Valeriya Reznik   Russia 45.349
4 7 Jessica Smith   United States 1:13.344
1 8 Valérie Maltais   Canada 44.093 Q
2 8 Shim Suk-hee   South Korea 44.197 Q
3 8 Veronika Windisch   Austria 44.586
4 8 Elena Viviani   Italy 44.623

QuarterfinalEdit

Q – qualified for the semifinals
ADV – advanced
PEN – penalty
YC – yellow card
Rank Quarterfinal Name Country Time Notes
1 1 Park Seung-hi   South Korea 43.392 Q
2 1 Marianne St-Gelais   Canada 43.595 Q
3 1 Yara van Kerkhof   Netherlands 43.888
4 1 Charlotte Gilmartin   Great Britain 44.279
1 2 Fan Kexin   China 43.288 Q
2 2 Elise Christie   Great Britain 43.402 Q
3 2 Emily Scott   United States 44.709
4 2 Jessica Hewitt   Canada 1:00.971
1 3 Liu Qiuhong   China 43.478 Q
2 3 Jorien ter Mors   Netherlands 43.572 Q
3 3 Kim A-lang   South Korea 43.673
4 3 Sofia Prosvirnova   Russia 43.862
1 4 Arianna Fontana   Italy 43.405 Q
2 4 Li Jianrou   China 43.486 Q
3 4 Valérie Maltais   Canada 43.550
4 4 Shim Suk-Hee   South Korea 43.572

SemifinalsEdit

QA – qualified for Final A
QB – qualified for Final B
ADV – advanced
PEN – penalty
YC – yellow card
Rank Semifinal Name Country Time Notes
1 1 Park Seung-hi   South Korea 43.611 QA
2 1 Arianna Fontana   Italy 43.624 QA
3 1 Marianne St-Gelais   Canada 44.069 QB
4 1 Jorien ter Mors   Netherlands 44.242 QB
1 2 Elise Christie   Great Britain 43.837 QA
2 2 Li Jianrou   China 43.841 QA
3 2 Liu Qiuhong   China 43.916 QB
4 2 Fan Kexin   China 1:24.431 QB

FinalsEdit

Final B (classification round)Edit

Rank Name Country Time Notes
4 Liu Qiuhong   China 44.188
5 Fan Kexin   China 44.297
6 Jorien ter Mors   Netherlands 44.311
7 Marianne St-Gelais   Canada 44.359

Final A (medal round)Edit

Rank Name Country Time Notes
  Li Jianrou   China 45.263
  Arianna Fontana   Italy 51.250
  Park Seung-hi   South Korea 54.207
Elise Christie   Great Britain PEN

Final standingsEdit

The final overall standings were:[5]

Rank Name Country
  Li Jianrou   China
  Arianna Fontana   Italy
  Park Seung-hi   South Korea
4 Liu Qiuhong   China
5 Fan Kexin   China
6 Jorien ter Mors   Netherlands
7 Marianne St-Gelais   Canada
8 Elise Christie   Great Britain
9 Valérie Maltais   Canada
10 Kim A-lang   South Korea
11 Yara van Kerkhof   Netherlands
12 Emily Scott   United States
13 Jessica Hewitt   Canada
14 Shim Suk-hee   South Korea
15 Sofia Prosvirnova   Russia
16 Charlotte Gilmartin   Great Britain
17 Lara van Ruijven   Netherlands
18 Patrycja Maliszewska   Poland
19 Ayuko Ito   Japan
20 Martina Valcepina   Italy
21 Veronika Windisch   Austria
22 Yui Sakai   Japan
23 Valeriya Reznik   Russia
24 Agnė Sereikaitė   Lithuania
25 Inna Simonova   Kazakhstan
26 Elena Viviani   Italy
27 Biba Sakurai   Japan
28 Andrea Keszler   Hungary
29 Véronique Pierron   France
30 Jessica Smith   United States
Tatiana Borodulina   Russia
Alyson Dudek   United States

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Short Track Speed Skating Schedule and Results". SOOC. Retrieved 12 January 2014.
  2. ^ "China's Olympic champion Wang Meng likely to miss Sochi due to ankle fracture". Xinhua. Shanghai, China. 16 January 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Qualification Systems for XXII Olympic Winter Games, Sochi 2014" (PDF). International Skating Union. September 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  4. ^ "XXII Olympic Winter Games 2014 Sochi – Entries Short Track Speed Skating". International Skating Union. 22 November 2013. Archived from the original on 2 December 2013. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  5. ^ a b Final Results