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Korean Jung-Su Lee took the Olympic gold medal in the 1500m men’s. Apolo Anton Ohno (USA), the 2002 Olympic champion on this distance, finished in second place, his compatriot J.R. Celski took the bronze.

Feb 21, 2010

World record holder Yang Zhou (CHN) won the ladies’ 1500m race in an Olympic record time of 2:16.993. Korean skaters Eun-Byul Lee won silver and Seung-Hi Park got bronze

Feb 21, 2010

Mark Tuitert became the first Dutchman after Ard Schenk in 1972 to win Olympic Gold in the 1500m, the blue ribbon race of speed skating. Shani Davis (USA) won silver after gold in the 1000m. Davis also got a silver medal in the 2006 Olympic Winter Games. Behind him, Håvard Bøkko (NOR) won bronze.

Feb 21, 2010

The figure skating competition at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games continued in Vancouver, Canada, on Friday with the Compulsory Dance. 11, 528 tickets were sold for the event at the Pacific Coliseum.

Feb 20, 2010

Evan Lysacek (USA) skated to Gold in a nerve-racking Men’s Free Skating, upsetting defending Olympic Champion Evgeni Plushenko of Russia and becoming the first US man to take Olympic Gold since Brian Boitano in 1988. Daisuke Takahashi claimed the bronze, the first Olympic medal in Men’s Figure Skating for Japan

Feb 19, 2010

Christine Nesbitt from Canada has become the second speed skating lady to win a home Olympic gold. She won the 1000m in 1:16.56, with a margin of 0.02 of a second on the silver won by Annette Gerritsen (NED). In third place finished Gerritsen’s teammate Laurine van Riessen.

Feb 19, 2010

Meng Wang of China won the Olympic 500m Short track final for ladies as she did last Winter Olympics. Canadian skater Marianne St-Gelais took silver to the delight of the home crowd. Italian champion Arianna Fontana won bronze.

Feb 18, 2010

At the Richmond Olympic Oval on Wednesday, Shani Davis from the USA won Olympic gold in the 1000m for the second consecutive Winter Games. Behind him, 500m winner Tae-Bum Mo (KOR) took the silver and Chad Hedrick (USA) won bronze.

Feb 18, 2010

Russia’s Evgeni Plushenko grabbed the Men’s Short Program and has his eyes set on a second consecutive Olympic title, but World Champion Evan Lysacek (USA) and Daisuke Takahashi of Japan are less than one point behind. It was an exciting competition with many strong performances, but some contenders crumbled under the pressure.

Feb 17, 2010

Korean skater Sang-Hwa Lee won the Olympic 500m Speed Skating event for the ladies. Lee defeated world record holder Jenny Wolf (GER), who took the silver, and Beixing Wang (CHN) who took the Olympic bronze medal.

Feb 17, 2010

Xue Shen/Hongbo Zhao of China made history when they struck Gold in the Pairs event on Monday, winning China’s first gold medal in Olympic figure skating and ending Russian dominance in the discipline. Qing Pang/Jian Tong skated to the silver with a spectacular performance while Aliona Savchenko/Robin Szolkowy of Germany earned the bronze medal.

Feb 16, 2010

The 500m Olympic champion is Tae-Bum Mo from Korea. Japan’s Keiichiro Nagashima took the second place, and his team mate Joji Kato joined him on the podium for the bronze.

Feb 16, 2010

Xue Shen/Hongbo Zhao of China took the lead in the Pairs Short Program, followed closely by Germany’s Aliona Savchenko/Robin Szolkowy and Yuko Kavaguti/Alexander Smirnov from Russia.

Feb 15, 2010

22-year-old Martina Sáblíková (CZE) won the 3000m ladies Olympic Speed Skating at the Richmond Olympic Oval on Sunday. It was the first Olympic medal in Speed Skating in history for the Czech Republic. Stephanie Beckert (GER) (21) took silver beating her Canadian pair mate Kristina Groves (33) who won the Olympic bronze.

Feb 15, 2010

Dutchman Sven Kramer won the first speed skating gold medal of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in the 5000m Men's event. Long track debutant Seung-Hoon Lee (KOR) took the silver and Ivan Skobrev (RUS) won Olympic bronze at the Richmond Oval on Saturday.

Feb 14, 2010