Final day of Samsung ISU World Cup Short Track 2008/2009 results

    Team Canada takes home six medals, Team Korea takes home five

    VANCOUVER, Oct. 26 /CNW/ - The final day of the Samsung ISU World Cup
Short Track 2008/2009 took place Sunday, October 26, 2008 at the Pacific
Coliseum in Vancouver, British Columbia, to a crowd of 4,753. Team Korea took
home five medals (three gold, one silver, one bronze), Team Canada took home
six medals (four silver, two bronze) and Team China took home three medals
(two gold, one silver).

    Results from Sunday:

    Ladies 500-metre final:
    1   WANG Meng (CHN)            43.449
    2   ST-GELAIS Marianne (CAN)   43.989
    3   YANG Shin-Young (KOR)      45.052

    Men's 500-metre final:
    1   LEE Ho-Suk (KOR)                41.321
    2   TREMBLAY Francois-Louis (CAN)   41.823
    3   KWAK Yoon-Gy (KOR)              41.883

    Ladies 1,000-metre final:
    1   SHIN Sae-Bom (KOR)    1:30.907
    2   ZHOU Yang (CHN)       1:30.939
    3   BAVER Allison (USA)   1:31.151

    Men's 1,000-metre final:
    1   LEE Jung-Su (KOR)            1:29.688
    2   GILDAY Michael (CAN)         1:29.842
    3   BEAULIEU-TINKER Remi (CAN)   1:30.022

    Ladies 3,000-metre relay final:
    1   CHINA:    4:11.386
    2   KOREA:    4:12.752
    3   CANADA:   4:16.715

    Men's 5,000-metre relay final:
    1   UNITED STATES   6:52.147
    2   CANADA          6:52.224
    3   GREAT BRITAIN   6:57.014

    Overall medal tally through two days of competition:
    Team Korea: 10 medals (four gold, three silver, three bronze)
    Team China: six medals (four gold, two silver)
    Team Canada: eight medals (one gold, four silver, three bronze)
    Team USA: three medals (one gold, one silver, one bronze)
    Team Great Britain: one medal (one bronze)

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Track 2008/2009,, (778) 847-6820

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