Canada's Charles Hamelin wins 500-metre race at short track speedskating World Cup
Oct. 21, 2012 file photo of Charles Hamelin, of Sainte-Julie, Que., racing during the men's 5,000-metre relay final at the ISU World Cup short track speed skating event in Calgary, Alta. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)
The Canadian Press
Published Sunday, December 9, 2012 9:21AM EST
Last Updated Sunday, December 9, 2012 9:52AM EST
SHANGHAI, China -- Charles Hamelin of Canada won the men's 500-metre 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.