Summary Canada's Charles Hamelin took gold in the men's 1,500-meter short skate, while a photo freeze-frame was needed to separate Han Yuan of China in second from Russia's Viktor Ahn, who took bronze. The result was not the one hoped for by the home crowd, who were cheering on Viktor Ahn every step of the way.
Summary Russian short-track speed skater Viktor Ahn reacts after winning the men's 1,000-meter final at the Sochi Olympics on Saturday. Ahn switched his allegiance for the Sochi Games after he was left off the Korean national team for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. / Yonhap. For Koreans, the story of Ahn born Ahn Hyun-soo has been one of the most interesting subplots of the Games.
Summary SOCHI, Russia -- Viktor Ahn threw his arms up in celebration as he crossed the finish line first, giving Russia its first Olympic short track gold medal. The Russian men led most of the way in the 1,000, with Ahn and Grigorev working together to try to ensure both got on the podium.
Summary Men's 1,500-meter short track speedskating medalists, from left, Russia's Viktor Ahn, bronze, Canada's Charles Hamelin, gold, and China's Han Tianyu, silver, pose with their medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014.
Summary When Russia's Viktor Ahn won gold in men's 1,000-meter short-track skating, outshining his former teammate Sin Da-woon of Korea on the ice on Saturday night, his father had mixed feelings about his victory. The gold medalist waved the Russian flag on his victory lab and sang the Russian national anthem after earning his adopted country the gold medal. .
Summary Victor An of Russia reacts as he wins the men's 500m short track speedskating final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Ahn leads Russia to Olympic gold in 5,000 relay.
Summary The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) is clamping down on foreign employees who submit forged academic certificates. In the relay, Russia won gold in 6min 42.100sec, with the United States a close second and China some way adrift in the bronze medal position. The Russian, who won 1,000m gold earlier in the Games, has now won a record six gold medals in short track.
Summary Ahn rallied to take the lead from Wu Dajing of China on the last lap after Liang Wenhao of China crashed out. Ahn pumped both arms and yelled as he crossed the line first, triggering a wild celebration from the mostly Russian fans at Iceberg Skating Palace. Ahn earned a record fifth short track gold and became the first skater to win all four individual short track events at the Olympics.
Summary SOCHI, Russia: Record-breaking Russian short track speed skater Victor Ahn won two more Olympic golds on Friday to take his tally to six - the highest in the sport's history. In the relay, Russia won gold in 6min 42.100sec, with the United States a close second and China some way adrift in the bronze medal position.
Summary Men's 1,500-meter short track speedskating medalists, from left, Russia's Viktor Ahn, bronze, Canada's Charles Hamelin, gold, and China's Han Tianyu, silver, pose with their medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. Ahn stayed back in the pack in the 1,500 before making his move toward the front in the closing laps.
Summary Russia's Viktor Ahn won gold and Vladimir Grigorev won silver in the 1,000 metres short track speedskating final for the host nation at the Sochi Olympics on Saturday. Ahn led from the start and was never seriously challenged for a fourth career Olympic gold medal and his second medal of the Sochi Games at the Iceberg Skating Palace.