Short track speed skating at the 2018 Winter Olympics – Women's 3000 metre relay

The Women's 3000 metre relay in short track speed skating at the 2018 Winter Olympics took place on 10 and 20 February 2018 at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung, South Korea.[1]

Women’s 3000 metre relay
at the XXIII Olympic Winter Games
VenueGangneung Ice Arena
Gangneung, South Korea
Dates10 February (semifinals)
20 February (finals)
Competitors37 from 8 nations
Winning time4:07.361
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Shim Suk-hee
Choi Min-jeong
Kim Ye-jin
Kim A-lang
Lee Yu-bin
 South Korea
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Arianna Fontana
Lucia Peretti
Cecilia Maffei
Martina Valcepina
 Italy
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Suzanne Schulting
Yara van Kerkhof
Lara van Ruijven
Jorien ter Mors
 Netherlands
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RecordsEdit

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

World record   South Korea
Choi Min-jeong
Kim Geon-hee
Kim Ji-yoo
Shim Suk-hee
4:04.222 Salt Lake City, United States 12 November 2016
Olympic record   China
Sun Linlin
Wang Meng
Zhang Hui
Zhou Yang
4:06.610 Vancouver, Canada 24 February 2010

Two Olympic records and one world record were set during the competition.

Date Round Athlete Country Time Record Ref
10 February Semifinal 2 Fan Kexin
Han Yutong
Qu Chunyu
Zhou Yang
  China 4:05.315 OR
[2]
20 February Final B Suzanne Schulting
Yara van Kerkhof
Lara van Ruijven
Jorien ter Mors
  Netherlands 4:03.471 WR, OR
[3]

ResultsEdit

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held on 10 February.[2]

Rank Semifinal Country Athletes Time Notes
1 1   South Korea Shim Suk-hee
Choi Min-jeong
Kim Ye-jin
Lee Yu-bin
4:06.387 QA
2 1   Canada Marianne St-Gelais
Kim Boutin
Jamie Macdonald
Kasandra Bradette
4:07.627 QA
3 1   Hungary Petra Jászapáti
Andrea Keszler
Sára Bácskai
Bernadett Heidum
4:09.555 QB
4 1   Olympic Athletes from Russia Sofia Prosvirnova
Ekaterina Konstantinova
Ekaterina Efremenkova
Emina Malagich
4:21.973 QB
1 2   China Fan Kexin
Han Yutong
Qu Chunyu
Zhou Yang
4:05.315 QA, OR
2 2   Italy Arianna Fontana
Lucia Peretti
Cecilia Maffei
Martina Valcepina
4:05.918 QA
3 2   Netherlands Suzanne Schulting
Yara van Kerkhof
Lara van Ruijven
Jorien ter Mors
4:05.977 QB
4 2   Japan Hitomi Saito
Sumire Kikuchi
Ayuko Ito
Yuki Kikuchi
4:12.664 QB

FinalsEdit

Final B (classification round)Edit

Rank Country Athletes Time Notes
    Netherlands Suzanne Schulting
Yara van Kerkhof
Lara van Ruijven
Jorien ter Mors
4:03.471 OR, WR
4   Hungary Petra Jászapáti
Andrea Keszler
Sára Bácskai
Zsófia Kónya
4:03.603
5   Olympic Athletes from Russia Sofia Prosvirnova
Ekaterina Konstantinova
Ekaterina Efremenkova
Emina Malagich
4:08.838
6   Japan Hitomi Saito
Sumire Kikuchi
Shione Kaminaga
Yuki Kikuchi
4:13.072

Final A (medal round)Edit

The final was started at 20:29.[3]

Rank Country Athletes Time Notes
    South Korea Shim Suk-hee
Choi Min-jeong
Kim Ye-jin
Kim A-lang
4:07.361
    Italy Arianna Fontana
Lucia Peretti
Cecilia Maffei
Martina Valcepina
4:15.901
7   China Fan Kexin
Li Jinyu
Qu Chunyu
Zhou Yang
PEN
8   Canada Marianne St-Gelais
Kim Boutin
Valérie Maltais
Kasandra Bradette
PEN

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Schedule". POCOG. Retrieved 13 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "Short Track Speed Skating Ladies' 3,000m Relay – Heats Results" (PDF). Pyeongchang 2018. International Olympic Committee. 10 February 2018. Retrieved 10 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "Short Track Speed Skating – Ladies' 3,000m Relay – Finals Results" (PDF). Pyeongchang 2018. International Olympic Committee. 20 February 2018. Retrieved 20 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)