=== Korea's Jin wins third short track gold ===
Torino, Italy (Sports Network) - Korea's Jin Sun-Yu won the women's 1,000
meters on Saturday for her third short track speedskating gold medal of the
The world record holder, Jin had already won gold in the 1,500m and the 3,000m
relay. She became the first Korean to win three gold medals in one Olympics, a
feat equaled later in the night when Ahn Hyun-Soo guided the men's relay team
to a win for his third gold and fourth medal overall.
Jin claimed not to know about the milestone.
"I don't know what to say. I am happy," she said. "I put all my energy into
Jin finished in a time of one minute, 32.859 seconds -- .220 seconds faster
than China's Wang Meng, who also won her third medal.
"I'm very happy with my Olympics and I hope it helps to develop short track in
China," said Wang.
Wang's teammate Yang Yang finished in bronze medal position. The other
competitor in the four-skater final, Choi Eun-Kyung of Korea, was disqualified
for a push.
Canadians Tania Vicent and Amanda Overland placed first and second in the "B
Final" to take spots fourth and fifth overall. Italy's Arianna Fontana was
fifth overall and Germany's Yvonne Kunze was seventh.
02/25 16:32:43 ET