Charles Hamelin (CAN)
It’s his 11th World Championship gold and 34th medal overall.
Hamelin held strong throughout the race, increasing the gap to his nearest opponent with each lap until the end, when South Korea’s Lim Hyo Jun stormed back to make it a photo finish, coming in second in 1:22.283, compared to Hamelin’s 1:22.249.
Sjinkie Knegt (NED) won bronze.
Men 1000m Podium