All posts tagged "speedskating"

  • Winner Choi Minjeong of South Korea skates during the women's 1,500 meters final race at the World Cup short track speed skating championship in Dresden, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
    Koreans dominate short track speedskating World Cup

    DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Choi Min-jeong and Sin Da-woon won 1,500-meter races as South Korea dominated a short track speedskating World Cup on Saturday. Choi won the women’s race in 2 minutes, 29.791 seconds, ahead of compatriot...

    • Posted February 9, 2015
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  • 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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    S. Koreans cruise through heats in Day 1 of Short Track World Cup

    SEOUL, Dec. 19 (Yonhap) — Homegrown skaters cruised through heats and preliminaries on the first day of the International Skating Union (ISU) Short Track Speed Skating World Cup in Seoul on Friday. In the men’s 1,000 meters...

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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    S. Korea, China score at short-track World Cup

    SHANGHAI (AP) — South Korea’s Sin Da-woon and China’s Fan Kexin won races Saturday at the ISU short-track speedskating World Cup. Sin was timed in the men’s 1,500 meters in 2 minutes, 16.943 seconds and was followed...

    • Posted December 15, 2014
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  • Germany Speed Skating World Cup
    Lee Sang-hwa wins 500m sprints at World Cup meet

    BERLIN (AP) — Lee Sang-hwa of South Korea won the women’s 500-meter sprint at a World Cup speedskating meet on Friday in Berlin, Germany. Lee clocked 37.87 to beat Heather Richardson of the United States by 0.34...

    • Posted December 5, 2014
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  • Netherlands' gold medalist Michel Mulder, left, and his brother, bronze medalist Ronald Mulder embrace each other after the speed skating: men's 500m event during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 10, 2014. Compatriot Jan Smeekens took silver. (UPI-Yonhap)
    Orange Crush

    Korean men’s speed skating team has run into a Dutch wall   By Kim Tong-hyung The Korean men’s speed-skating team entered the Olympics with high hopes. But in face of the Netherlands’ domination of speed-skating events that...

    • Posted February 11, 2014
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