Yonhap News AgencyFebruary 21, 2014 10:32
SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 21 (Yonhap) -- South Korea on Friday reached the semifinals in the men's team pursuit speed skating event at the Sochi Winter Olympics.
The men's trio of Lee Seung-hoon, Joo Hyong-jun and Kim Cheol-min finished the eight-lap race in 3:40.84 to beat Russia, which finished in 3:44.22. South Korea posted the fastest time in the quarterfinals.
In the semis, set for later Friday, South Korea will take on Canada, and a win there will secure at least the silver medal for South Korea.