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South Korea dominates short track speedskating in Sapporo

Feb. 22, 2017 - 19:50 By 줄리 잭슨 (Julie Jackson)

South Korea won three gold medals in short track speedskating on Wednesday at the Asian Winter Games.
   Seo Yi-ra won the men's 1,000 meters to kick off South Korea's gold medal run at the Makomanai Skating Rink.
   Seo clocked 1 minute, 24.097 seconds for his first Asian Winter Games gold. Sin Da-woon was second in 1:24.119 and Lee Jung-su third in 1:24.169.
   South Korea also won two medals -- gold and silver -- in the women's 1,000. Shim Suk-hee won in 1:30.376, with Choi Min-jeong taking silver in 1:30.451. Sumire Kikuchi of Japan won bronze in 1:30.544.
   South Korea also claimed the gold medal in the women's 3,000-meter relay ahead of China and Kazakhstan. (AP)