World Championships

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Meng Wang of China, leads the race during the ladies 1000 metres final at the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championship in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, Sunday, March, 21, 2010. (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Petar Petrov)

SATURDAY

LADIES 500M FINAL
Place Start Pos. Name ISU Member Results Qual.
1 1 WANG Meng CHN 43.619
2 3 ROBERGE Kalyna CAN 43.679
3 2 ST-GELAIS Marianne CAN 43.747
4 4 GREGG Jessica CAN 44.066
5 PARK Seung-Hi

6 REUTTER Katherine
10 DUDEK Alyson
29 DERRICK Kimberly

Complete results for ladies 500m:
http://www.sportresult.com/federations/ISU/ShortTrack/Results.aspx?evt=11210200000007&gen=w&ref=6402&view=dcl

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MEN’S 500M FINAL
1 LIANG Wenhao CHN
2 HAMELIN Francois CAN
3 TREMBLAY Francois-Louis CAN
4 HAMELIN Charles CAN
5 LEE Ho-Suk KOR
6 SILOVS Haralds LAT
7 ELEY Jon GBR
8 SUNG Si-Bak KOR
9 CELSKI J.R. USA
13 MALONE Jordan USA
18 JAYNER Travis USA

Complete results for the Men’s 500m:
http://www.sportresult.com/federations/ISU/ShortTrack/Results.aspx?evt=11210200000007&gen=m&ref=6398&view=dcl

US Men advanced into the Relay Finals

SUNDAY

Meng Wang, Katherine Reutter & The last start of Evgenia Radanova in the Winter Sports Hall

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LADIES 1000M FINAL
1 1 WANG Meng CHN 1:31.603
2 2 CHO Ha-Ri KOR 1:31.695
3 3 REUTTER Katherine USA 1:31.747
4 4 CHRISTIE Elise GBR 1:32.993

24 DERRICK Kimberly USA
28 DUDEK Alyson USA

Complete Results for Ladies:
http://www.sportresult.com/federations/ISU/ShortTrack/Results.aspx?evt=11210200000007&gen=w&ref=6403&view=dcl

MEN’S 1000M FINAL

J.R. Celski - Click the photo to see it larger

Place Start Pos. Name ISU Member Results Qual.
1 2 LEE Ho-Suk KOR 1:34.198
2 1 KWAK Yoon-Gy KOR 1:34.231
3 4 CELSKI J.R. USA 1:34.290
4 3 LIANG Wenhao CHN 1:34.349

Canadians –
9 HAMELIN Charles CAN
13 HAMELIN Francois CAN
14 TREMBLAY Francois-Louis CAN

USA

Jordan Malone - Click the photo to view it larger

23 MALONE Jordan USA
24 JAYNER Travis USA

Complete results for the Men’s 1000m:
http://www.sportresult.com/federations/ISU/ShortTrack/Results.aspx?evt=11210200000007&gen=m&ref=6399&view=dcl

LADIES 3000M SUPER FINAL

Place Start Pos. Name ISU Member Results Qual.
1 1 PARK Seung-Hi KOR 5:04.070
2 3 CHO Ha-Ri KOR 5:04.188
3 5 LEE Eun-Byul KOR 5:04.262
4 2 REUTTER Katherine USA 5:04.401
5 7 ROBERGE Kalyna CAN 5:04.837
6 6 CHRISTIE Elise GBR 5:05.419
7 9 ST-GELAIS Marianne CAN 5:06.264
8 8 GREGG Jessica CAN 5:21.714
9 4 WANG Meng CHN 5:38.663

Soooo close for Katherine, she almost had it. Still, 4th in the grueling race is a good showing. Good Job Katherine!

MEN’S 3000M SUPER FINAL
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1 3 LEE Ho-Suk KOR
2 1 KWAK Yoon-Gy KOR
3 7 CELSKI J.R. USA
4 5 HAMELIN Charles CAN
5 4 LIANG Wenhao CHN
6 6 HAMELIN Francois CAN
7 2 TREMBLAY Francois-Louis CAN

(JR had almost lapped the pack for a good part of the race. Near the end, the Koreans came a zooming up from behind, and it looked like poor JR was just plain out of gas. Valiant effort JR, and Congrats on the Bronze)

But wait! The fun wasn’t over yet. Both the men’s and ladies team had relays to go yet.

WOMEN’S 3000M RELAY

1 KOREA KOR 1 4:08.356
2 CANADA CAN 2 4:09.310
3 UNITED STATES USA 3 4:14.231
4 CHINA CHN DNS – (one skater taken off the ice with injury, and conjecture as to what was up with Meng Wang, as she came in dead last for the super final)

5 ITALY ITA 3 4:15.229
6 JAPAN JPN 3 4:15.608
7 NETHERLANDS NED 4 4:19.416
8 BULGARIA BUL 4 4:24.162

MEN’S 5000M RELAY

1 KOREA KOR 1 6:44.821
2 UNITED STATES USA 2 6:46.205
3 GERMANY GER 3 6:48.288
4 CHINA CHN 4 6:53.860
5 ITALY ITA 3 6:46.494
6 GREAT BRITAIN GBR 3 7:02.326
7 BULGARIA BUL 4 7:23.972

Congrats to the guys on their silver for their Relay, the gals on the bronze for their relay. A couple bronzes for JR (Who finished 4th overall) and a bronze for Katherine.
A strong end to a very long season for Team USA.

…And Now, can you say ‘VACATION’?!!!!!

For more photos, go here:
http://www.2010wstssc-sofia.com/

2 Responses to World Championships

  1. Well Done USA Short Track Team!

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