Shim Suk-hee Wins Gold at ISU Short Track World Cup

South Korean skater Shim Suk-hee has claimed two gold medals at the second round of the 2016 to 2017 International Skating Union(ISU) World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series held in Salt Lake City in the U.S. state of Utah.

Despite her heel injury, Shim won the women's one-thousand-500-meter final with a time of two minutes and 22-point-384 seconds on Sunday.

Other Korean skaters Kim Ji-yoo and Noh Do-hee finished second and third, respectively, to win silver and bronze medals in the one-thousand-500-meter race.

The Korean women's team comprising Shim, Kim and Choi Min-jeong added another gold medal in the women's three-thousand-meter relay.

On Saturday, Choi won the first one-thousand-500-meter final, while Kim claimed the one-thousand-meter event.

As a result, Team Korea garnered five gold, three silver and one bronze medals.

South Korean skaters will participate in the third round of the ISU Short Track World Cup, which resumes in Shanghai, China, on December ninth.

Source: KBS World Radio