1998 Olympics: Short Track Speed Skating

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

The short track oval is 111 meters (364 feet).

Medal breakdown (6 events): Six medals? Korea (3-1-2) and China (0-5-1); Four? Canada (2-0-2); Two? Japan (1-0-1).

Men

500 meters

Time
1Takafumi Nishitani, JPN42.862
2Yulong An, CHN43.022
3Hitoshi Uematsu, JPN43.713
Best USA: No Americans qualified for final.

1000 meters

Time
1Dong-Sung Kim, KOR1:32.375
2Jiajun Li, CHN1:32.428
3Eric Bedard, CAN1:32.661
Best USA: 4th, Andrew Gabel (1:33.518).

5000M Relay

Time
1Canada7:06.075
2Korea7:06.776
3China7:11.559
Best USA: No Americans qualified for the final.

Women

500 meters

Time
1Annie Perreault, CAN46.568
2Yang S.Yang, CHN46.627
Finalist #3 was disqualified and finalist #4 did not finish the race.
Best USA: No Americans qualified for the final.

1000 meters

Time
1Lee-Kyung Chun, KOR1:42.776
2Yang S.Yang, CHN1:43.343
3Hye-Kyung Won, KOR1:43.361
Best USA: No Americans qualified for the final.

3000M Relay

Time
1Korea4:16.260WR
2China4:16.383
3Canada4:21.205
Best USA: The United States did not qualify for the final.