South Korea team fell but still set an Olympic record in the women’s 3,000 meter short track relay. It was a lucky situation for other competing countries that early in the race, a South Korean skater fell down.
However, they are powerful team who has taken gold in the 3,000m in 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2014. They showed us that it wouldn’t have been a sizable upset.
The ceremony of Sim Sukhee's 1,500m award in 2016, Picture: ohmynews
“They have still enough time” NBC commentator and U.S. speed skating legend, Apolo Ohno, warned.
Indeed, South Korea was narrowing the distance and finally had gotten first place. Moreover, they won Olympic record.