World Short Track Speed Skating Team Championships

The World Short Track Speed Skating Team Championships were a professional team short track speed skating event and held once a year in a different country.

The top eight countries from the ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup qualified automatically. Four skaters from each country raced in the 500 meter, and 1000 meters, two skaters from each country race in the 3000 meters and there was a team effort in the 3000 meters relay, for women, and the 5000 meters relay for men. Eight countries are divided into two brackets, and do races. Countries with a first placed skater got 5 points, and 3 points, 2 points, 1 points respectively, the sum of each skater for the races determined the rank. The first placed countries qualified for Final A, last placed country qualified for Final B. Repechage were held for the remaining two qualified countries for Final A.

The Championships was first held in 1991 and was discontinued until further notice by ISU after the 2011 season.

Past resultsEdit

Men'sEdit

Year Host Gold Silver Bronze
1991 Seoul   Japan   South Korea   Canada
1992 Minamimaki   South Korea   Italy   Japan
1993 Budapest   Italy   Canada   South Korea
1994 Cambridge   South Korea   Canada   Italy
1995 Zoetermeer   Canada   South Korea   United States
1996 Lake Placid   Canada   South Korea   Italy
1997 Seoul   South Korea   Japan   Italy
1998 Bormio   Canada   South Korea   Italy
1999 St. Louis   China   Canada   Japan
2000 The Hague   Canada   South Korea   Italy
2001 Minamimaki   Canada   China   South Korea
2002 Milwaukee   China   Canada   South Korea
2003 Sofia   Canada   South Korea   China
2004 Saint Petersburg   South Korea   Canada   Italy
2005 Chuncheon   Canada   South Korea   China
2006 Montreal   South Korea   Canada   China
2007 Budapest   Canada   South Korea   Italy
2008 Harbin   United States   Canada   South Korea
2009 Heerenveen   South Korea   Canada   United States
2010 Bormio   South Korea   Canada   China
2011 Warsaw   South Korea   China   Canada

Women'sEdit

Year Host Gold Silver Bronze
1991 Seoul   Canada   China   Netherlands
1992 Minamimaki   South Korea   Japan   China
1993 Budapest   Italy   South Korea   Russia
1994 Cambridge   Canada   South Korea   Italy
1995 Zoetermeer   South Korea   China   Canada
1996 Lake Placid   South Korea   Italy   United States
1997 Seoul   South Korea   Canada   Japan
1998 Bormio   China   South Korea   Canada
1999 St. Louis   China   Canada   South Korea
2000 The Hague   China   South Korea   Japan
2001 Minamimaki   China   South Korea   Canada
2002 Milwaukee   South Korea   China   Canada
2003 Sofia   South Korea   China   Italy
2004 Saint Petersburg   South Korea   China   Italy
2005 Chuncheon   South Korea   China   Canada
2006 Montreal   South Korea   China   Canada
2007 Budapest   South Korea   China   Canada
2008 Harbin   China   South Korea   Canada
2009 Heerenveen   China   South Korea   United States
2010 Bormio   South Korea   Canada   Italy
2011 Warsaw   South Korea   China   United States

See alsoEdit

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