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Hamelin wins men's 500m at short track World Cup

Associated Press
12/9/2012 9:26:44 AM
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SHANGHAI, China -- Charles Hamelin of Canada won the men's 500-meter race at a short-track speedskating World Cup event on Sunday.

Hamelin clocked 40.821 seconds for his first win of the season. Vladimir Grigorev of Russia was second with a time of 40.854 while China's Wu Dajing took third in 41.687.

China's Wang Meng won the women's 500 with a time of 43.743 ahead of compatriot Fan Kexin, who had a time of 43.975. Marianne St. Gelais of Canada was third in 53.900.

South Korea's Kwak Yoon-gy won the men's 1,000 in 1:24.928. Victor An of Russia was second in 1:25.055 while Noh Jin-kyu, also of South Korea, was third with a time of 1:33.100.

 Charles Hamelin (Photo: The Canadian Press)


(Photo: The Canadian Press)
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