Choi Min-jeong Sweeps Gold Medals at 4 Continents Short Track Championships

  • By Yun Dong-been

    January 14, 2020 11:59

    Short track Olympic champion Choi Min-jeong swept the gold medals at the inaugural Four Continents Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Montreal, which ended on Sunday.

    Choi placed first in the women's 1,000-m, 3,000-m superfinal and 3,000-m relay on Sunday after winning the 500-m and 1,500-m races the previous day.

    Sweeping all the five events, she finished on top in the overall rankings with 136 points.

    Choi Min-jeong (left) skates in the women's 1,500-m final race at the Four Continents Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Montreal on Saturday. /AP-Yonhap

    "I was able to achieve this thanks to all the support I've received," Choi said. "I will do my best to keep up the good work for the World Short Track Championship this March."

    The championships are a new competition that gathers the best racers from Asia, America, Africa and Oceania.

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