Yonhap News AgencyFebruary 18, 2014 07:58
SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- Three South Korean short track speed skaters advanced to the quarterfinals in the women's 1,000 meters on Tuesday at the Sochi Winter Games.
Park Seung-hi, Shim Suk-hee and Kim A-lang all survived the heats at Iceberg Skating Palace. The quarterfinals, the semifinals and the finals will all take place on Friday.
In the heats, 32 skaters were divided into eight groups of four, and the top two from each group moved on to the quarterfinals.
Park, Shim and Kim each finished first in the second, fourth and fifth groups.