NAGANO (Kyodo) South Korea’s Lee Ho Suk claimed his second title in as many days with a win in the 1,500 meters at a World Cup short track speed skating meet Sunday.
Lee added to his victory in the 1,000 by holding off Canadians Charles Hamelin and Olivier Jean, who took second and third, respectively, while Yuzo Takamido followed in fourth in the eight-man final.
In other men’s action at the Big Hat Ice Arena, Sung Si Bak, also of South Korea, was crowned 500-meter champion and Canada won the 5,000-meter relay.
China’s Wang Meng took the women’s 500-meter title to also complete a double following victory in the 1,000 a day earlier. South Korea’s Shin Sae Bom was the 1,500-meter winner and China was victorious in the 3,000 meters.
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