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(WRAPUP) (Olympics) S. Korean women win gold, bronze in short track

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 21 (Yonhap) -- South Korean short tracker Park Seung-hi captured the gold medal and teammate Shim Suk-hee grabbed the bronze in the women's 1,000 meters on Friday at the Sochi Winter Games. Park finished the nine-lap race in 1:30.761, holding off Fan Kexin of China by 0.05 second to earn her second gold medal and third medal overall in Sochi. Shim finished third in 1:31.027, picking up her third medal at her first Olympics.

(WRAPUP) (Olympics) S. Korean women win gold, bronze in short track

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 21 (Yonhap) -- South Korean short tracker Park Seung-hi captured the gold medal and teammate Shim Suk-hee grabbed the bronze in the women's 1,000 meters on Friday at the Sochi Winter Games. Park finished the nine-lap race in 1:30.761, holding off Fan Kexin of China by 0.05 second to earn her second gold medal and third medal overall in Sochi. Shim finished third in 1:31.027, picking up her third medal at her first Olympics.

(Olympics) S. Korean women advance in short track

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 21 (Yonhap) -- Two South Korean short track speed skaters advanced to the semifinals in the women's 1,000 meters on Friday at the Sochi Winter Games. Park Seung-hi and Shim Suk-hee survived the quarterfinals, while Kim A-lang was eliminated at Iceberg Skating Palace, The women's quarters featured 17 skaters, who were paired into three groups of four and one group of five. The top two from each reached the semis.

(Olympics) S. Korean women advance in short track

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 21 (Yonhap) -- Two South Korean short track speed skaters advanced to the semifinals in the women's 1,000 meters on Friday at the Sochi Winter Games. Park Seung-hi and Shim Suk-hee survived the quarterfinals, while Kim A-lang was eliminated at Iceberg Skating Palace, The women's quarters featured 17 skaters, who were paired into three groups of four and one group of five. The top two from each reached the semis.

(Olympics) S. Korean women reach short track final

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 21 (Yonhap) -- Two South Korean short track speed skaters advanced to the final in the women's 1,000 meters on Friday at the Sochi Winter Games. Park Seung-hi and Shim Suk-hee both made it out of the semifinals at Iceberg Skating Palace, The women's semis featured eight skaters, divided into two groups of four. With the top two from each moving on to the final, Park finished first in the first group and Shim won the second group.

(Olympics) S. Korean women reach short track final

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 21 (Yonhap) -- Two South Korean short track speed skaters advanced to the final in the women's 1,000 meters on Friday at the Sochi Winter Games. Park Seung-hi and Shim Suk-hee both made it out of the semifinals at Iceberg Skating Palace, The women's semis featured eight skaters, divided into two groups of four. With the top two from each moving on to the final, Park finished first in the first group and Shim won the second group.

(Olympics) S Korean men eliminated from short track race

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 21 (Yonhap) -- South Korean short track speed skaters were eliminated from the men's 500 meters on Friday at the Sochi Winter Games. Both Park Se-yeong and Lee Han-bin failed to make it out of the quarterfinals at Iceberg Skating Palace. In the men's quarters, 16 skaters were divided into four groups of four, with the top two from each moving on to the semifinals. Park received a penalty for interference in the second group, while Lee finished third in the fourth group.

(Olympics) S Korean men eliminated from short track race

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 21 (Yonhap) -- South Korean short track speed skaters were eliminated from the men's 500 meters on Friday at the Sochi Winter Games. Both Park Se-yeong and Lee Han-bin failed to make it out of the quarterfinals at Iceberg Skating Palace. In the men's quarters, 16 skaters were divided into four groups of four, with the top two from each moving on to the semifinals. Park received a penalty for interference in the second group, while Lee finished third in the fourth group.

(Olympics) S. Korea secures at least silver in men's team pursuit speed skating

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 21 (Yonhap) -- South Korea on Friday secured at least the silver medal 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 staged a comeback to knock off the reigning Olympic champ Canada in the eight-lap showdown at Adler Arena Skating Center. South Korea will take on the Netherlands in Saturday's final. The team pursuit event became a medal sport in 2006 and South Korea will earn its first medal in the event.

Freestyle: Thompson leads Canada one-two in cross

By Nick Mulvenney ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Reuters) - The "girl power" of Marielle Thompson and Kelsey Serwa gave Canada the freestyle skiing bragging rights at the Sochi Olympics on Friday when the duo locked down the gold and silver medals in the women's ski cross final. A third one-two in freestyle skiing at the Games ensured Canada would top the medals standings in the sport, having taken four of the 10 titles to three for the United States.
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