Zhang Hong brings China second Olympic gold per day
Until February 13, Chinese team had only one, silver medal. But today’s victory in short track was reinforced by the gold in speed skating for 1,000 meters.
Zhang Hong became Olympic champion at a distance of 1,000 meters. In the struggle for gold, the Chinese athlete outpaced two representatives of the Netherlands. The silver went to Irene Wurst from Netherlands, bronze — to her compatriot Margot Boer. Russia’s Olga Fatkulina remained in fourth place. Ukrainian athletes did not participate in this kind of competition.