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Short Track Speed Skating at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games:

Women's 1,000 metres

Short Track Speed Skating at the 2014 Winter Games: Previous Winter Games


Host City: Sochi, Russia
Venue(s): Iceberg Skating Palace, Adler
Date Started: February 18, 2014
Date Finished: February 21, 2014
Format: Placements 1-8 based on final and B final. Deeper placements based on placements in earlier rounds, and best time skated.

Gold: KOR Park Seung-Hui
Silver: CHN Fan Kexin
Bronze: KOR Shim Seok-Hui


The 2010 Olympic Champion and 2013 World Champion, [Wang Meng] of China, was not in Sochi due to an ankle fracture. This left the road open for the Koreans, who had dominated the World Cup season with [Shim Seok-Hui], [Kim A-Lang] and [Park Seung-Hui].

In the first semi-final Park led coming into the final bend and was to finish first. Second place [Valerie Maltais], who had beaten the Olympic Record in the heats, unfortunately had a slide on the final bend, allowing [Jessica Smith] (USA) to advance to the final, with [Jorien ter Mors] just failing to beat the American. The second semi-final was to prove controversial and, as with both other individual events, [Elise Christie] was involved. The early leader was Shim along with Chinese [Fan Kexin] and [Li Jianrou] with Christie staying out of trouble at the back. When the pace warmed up on the final few laps, Christie put in a tremendous burst. Going into the last lap Shim led with Christie just having the lead over Li for second place. There was some minor bumping between the two of them on the back straight and, on the final bend, Li fell and took out Christie in the process, so Fan took second place and advanced to the final. Expecting to be advanced to the final Christie was shocked to find that the referee had disqualified her along with Li, so ending a miserable Games for her.

The final was relatively straightforward, with both Koreans skating at the front. For a while Smith was in the mix, but she fell off the pace. As the race moved into the final stages Park led the field and Fan came through into second place to finish just ahead of Shim with Smith some way off the pace.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal PLR P BT
1 Park Seung-Hui 21 South Korea KOR Gold AF-1 1-2-1 1:30.182
2 Fan Kexin 20 China CHN Silver AF-2 2-2-2 1:29.380
3 Shim Seok-Hui 17 South Korea KOR Bronze AF-3 1-1-1 1:29.356
4 Jessica Smith 30 United States USA AF-4 2-1-2 1:30.399
5 Jorien ter Mors 24 Netherlands NED BF-1 3-2-3 1:29.119
6 Valérie Maltais 23 Canada CAN BF-2 4-1-1 1:28.771
7 Elise Christie 23 Great Britain GBR SF-DQ 0-1-1 1:30.588
8 Li Jianrou 27 China CHN SF-DQ 0-2-1 1:31.187
9 Deanna Lockett 18 Australia AUS QF-3 0-3-1 1:29.256
10 Kim A-Lang 18 South Korea KOR QF-3 0-3-1 1:31.640
11 Emily Scott 24 United States USA QF-3 0-3-2 1:30.324
12 Marie-Ève Drolet 32 Canada CAN QF-3 0-3-2 1:31.273
13 Yui Sakai 26 Japan JPN QF-4 0-4-2 1:29.328
14 Patrycja Maliszewska 25 Poland POL QF-4 0-4-2 1:32.376
15 Veronika Windisch 31 Austria AUT QF-5 0-5-2 1:30.017
16 Arianna Fontana 23 Italy ITA QF-DQ 0-0-1 1:32.983
17 Véronique Pierron 24 France FRA QF-DQ 0-0-2 1:33.022
18 Yara van Kerkhof 23 Netherlands NED R1-3 0-0-3 1:29.980
19 Tatyana Borodulina 29 Russia RUS R1-3 0-0-3 1:31.559
20 Olga Belyakova 25 Russia RUS R1-3 0-0-3 1:32.034
21 Inna Simonova 23 Kazakhstan KAZ R1-3 0-0-3 1:32.599
22 Ayuko Ito 27 Japan JPN R1-3 0-0-3 1:33.188
23 Martina Valcepina 21 Italy ITA R1-3 0-0-3 1:34.226
24 Sofya Prosvirnova 16 Russia RUS R1-3 0-0-3 1:36.521
25 Sayuri Shimizu 25 Japan JPN R1-4 0-0-4 1:31.879
26 Sofiya Vlasova 22 Ukraine UKR R1-4 0-0-4 1:32.495
27 Elena Viviani 21 Italy ITA R1-4 0-0-4 1:33.352
28 Marianne St-Gelais 23 Canada CAN R1-4 0-0-4 2:05.206
AC Liu Qiuhong 25 China CHN R1-DQ 0-0-0 DQ
AC Kateřina Novotná 29 Czech Republic CZE R1-DQ 0-0-0 DQ
AC Bernadett Heidum 25 Hungary HUN R1-DQ 0-0-0 DQ
AC Agnė Sereikaitė 19 Lithuania LTU R1-DQ 0-0-0 DQ