It was shocking to see Fan fall, very uncharacteristic. She was a definitely considered a medal favourite.
Long track speed skating coming up!
Brittany SCHUSSLER had a time of 1:18.53 and sits in 7th.
Seung Ju PARK had a time of 1:18.94 and sits in 8th position
1:15.62 for Nesbitt, she sits in 2nd position with 11 pairings to go.
Canada's Kaylin Irvines will skate in the 13th pair.
8 pairings left, Nesbitt still in second.
Nesbitt still in second with 6 pairing lefts.
Angermueller goes down. Irvine stays on her feet.
Irvine in 9th place at the moment with a time of 1:17.24
Nesbitt bumped down to third by Leenstra of NED
Nesbitt in 6th with two pairings to come.
GOLD - Zhang (CHN)
SILVER - Wust (NED)
BRONZE - Boer (NED)
Ladies 1500m heats under way! Keep it here for up-to-the-minute updates!
Drolet from Canada on the ice.
2:24.859 for Drolet, she has qualified for the Semis!
she crosses the line 2nd. Official results to come.
Vanessa checking in here from Canada Olympic House...the house is buzzing with the Men's Hockey Team here for lunch. But all eyes are on short track taking place RIGHT NOW.
Maltais on to the next round.
Marianne St-Gelais crosses the line 4th in her heat and does not qualify for the semi-final.
So Canada has Marie-Eve Drolet and Valérie Maltais who have qualified for the 1500m semi-finals taking place in about 45 min. But in the meantime, the men's 1000m quarterfinal is up in about 15 min! Loving this non-stop action!!
We have Canadians Charles Hamelin, Olivier Jean and Charle Cournoyer who will all participate in the quarterfinal!
Don't know about you, but short track speed skating is definitely my favourite Olympic sport to watch.
the men in the first quarter final are on the ice getting warmed up
Cournoyer in the lead - 8 laps to go
Cournoyer drops to second
back into the lead.
now in 3rd with 3 laps to go
final lap, Cournoyer drops to the back of the pack
he crosses the line last in his group. Official results to come.
Lee (KOR) and Han (CHN) qualify for the semis
tough break for Cournoyer,
he had the lead for a good portion of the race.
2nd QF group on the track now