All posts tagged "short track"

  • U.S. junior short track team.
    3 Korean American teens win big at US Junior Short Track Championship

    April Shin, Thomas Hong, You Young Chea qualify to go to Osaka, Japan, for the Junior World Championships, to be held March 7-9. Three Korean American high school students won big at the 2015 U.S. Junior Short...

    • Posted January 30, 2015
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  • Speed skater Lee Sang-hwa
    [REUTERS] South Korea, Netherlands ink skating accord

          – Short track powerhouse South Korea and speed skating masters the Netherlands have agreed to share expertise in the winter sports to boost their medal hopes at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics. The Korea Skating Union...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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  • No one paid much attention to Park Seung-hi,  but she came through big time for Korea. (Yonhap)
    Double Park for Gold

    All the talk in Korea was about Kim Yuna, Lee Sang-hwa, and Shim Suk-hee,  but it’s Park Seung-hi who delivered three medals for Korea, including two gold By Lee Kyutae To say Park Seung-hi has been flying...

    • Posted February 22, 2014
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  • From left, Fan Kexin of China, Park Seung-hi of South Korea and Shim Suk-Hee of South Korea compete in the women's 1000m short track speedskating final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
    S. Korea adds gold and bronze in short track

    Park Seung-hi wins her 2nd gold and 3rd medal in women’s 1000m  Shim Suk-hee gets bronze to go with her gold and silver South Korean short tracker Park Seung-hi captured the gold medal and teammate Shim Suk-hee...

    • Posted February 21, 2014
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  • Viktor Ahn of Russia, right, celebrates winning in a men's 1000m short track speedskating final with second placed Vladimir Grigorev of Russia, left, at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
    Ahn Point

    Ahn becomes the first man to win gold for 2 countries at Winter Olympics  Says it proves that he made the right choice…Korea still has no short-track gold  With his first Olympic gold medal for his adopted...

    • Posted February 15, 2014
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  • Women's 1,500-meter short track speedskating medalists, from left, Italy's Arianna Fontana, bronze, China's Zhou Yang, gold, and South Korea's Shim Suk-hee, silver, pose with their medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014.  (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
    Shim Suk-hee wins silver in women’s 1,500 meters

    South Korean short tracker Shim Suk-hee won the silver medal in the women’s 1,500m at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Saturday. The 17-year-old earned her first Olympic medal in the final at Iceberg Skating Palace, finishing just...

    • Posted February 15, 2014
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  • Viktor Ahn, front, formerly known as Ahn Hyun-soo, has been racing against Koreans since 2010, as a Russian.  (Newsis)
    RUSSIAhn Job

    Defection of Ahn is one of the most interesting storylines at Sochi  By Kim Young-jin For Koreans, the sight of Viktor Ahn on the Olympic podium is a familiar one. But if he wins this year, it could...

    • Posted January 20, 2014
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