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Sports Canada's Boutin claims gold medal in women's 500 at short-track World Cup

20:11  01 december  2019
20:11  01 december  2019 Source:   msn.com

Canada's Boutin wins gold in short track 500 metre race at World Cup

  Canada's Boutin wins gold in short track 500 metre race at World Cup SHANGHAI — Kim Boutin remained undefeated in the 500 metres this season on Saturday by winning her fourth World Cup gold medal in the distance. Courtney Sarault also reached the podium for Canada, winning bronze in the 1,500. Boutin, of Sherbrooke, Que., shook off a false start and cruised to victory with a time of 42.845 seconds. Suzanne Schulting of the Netherlands (42.877) and Martina Valcepina of Italy (42.971) rounded out the podium. Courtney Sarault also reached the podium for Canada, winning bronze in the 1,500.

Canada ' s Kim Boutin finished first in the women ' s 500 -metre at the ISU short - track World Cup on Sunday for her fourth gold medal of the season. Boutin also won gold medals in the 500 and 1, 500 in the Hungary's Liu Shaolin Sandor went on to claim gold in the men' s 500 final, upsetting Korea's

MONTREAL — Canada ’ s Kim Boutin finished first in the women ’ s 500 -metre at the ISU short - track World Cup on Sunday for her fourth gold medal of the The 22-year-old chose to be aggressive from the starting gun but the strategy backfired. Hungary’s Liu Shaolin Sandor went on to claim gold in the

NAGOYA, JAPAN - DECEMBER 01: Kim Boutin (R) of Canada celebrates after winning the Ladies' 500m Final A during the ISU World Cup Short Track at the Nippon Gaishi Arena on December 01, 2019 in Nagoya, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota - International Skating Union/International Skating Union via Getty Images)© 2019 ISU NAGOYA, JAPAN - DECEMBER 01: Kim Boutin (R) of Canada celebrates after winning the Ladies' 500m Final A during the ISU World Cup Short Track at the Nippon Gaishi Arena on December 01, 2019 in Nagoya, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota - International Skating Union/International Skating Union via Getty Images)

NAGOYA, Japan — Kim Boutin was one of three medallists for Canada on Sunday at a short-track speedskating World Cup, claiming gold in the women's 500 metres.

Courtney Sarault of Moncton, N.B., won silver in the women's 1,500 while the women's relay team also picked up a silver medal.

Boutin, of Sherbrooke, Que., took the lead in the 500 off the start line and never looked back. She skated a clean race to stop the clock in 43.374 seconds, ahead of Italy's Arianna Fontana and Ji Yoo Kim of Korea.

Kim Boutin wins short track bronze, helps Canada to relay gold

  Kim Boutin wins short track bronze, helps Canada to relay gold Kim Boutin added to her individual short track success Sunday while helping her Canadian speed skating teammates to an elusive gold medal in women's relay on the final day of World Cup action in Shanghai. The native of Sherbrooke, Que., picked up her first bronze of the 2019-20 campaign in the 1,000 metres to give Boutin a medal in all eight of her individual distances this season."I lost a lot of energy making my outside pass at the start of the race," said Boutin, ranked No. 1 in the world in the 500, fourth in the 1,000 and fifth in the 1,500. "I really prevented the Chinese skaters from passing me.

Canada ' s Kim Boutin claimed gold in the women ' s 1, 500 -metre short track competition in the season-opening event in Salt Lake City on Saturday. The three-time Olympic medallist from Sherbrooke, Que. rallied in the final lap to edge the competition with a winning-time of two minutes

Canada ' s Kim Boutin , right, is congratulated by bronze medallist Natalia Maliszewska, of Poland, after winning gold in the women ' s 500 -metre short The speedy Boutin finished first in the women ' s 500 -metre at the ISU short - track World Cup on Sunday for her fourth gold medal after just two

Boutin, the World Cup leader in the 500, has won all three races she's competed in this season in that distance.

Sarault also led much of the women's 1,500 before Suzanne Schulting of the Netherlands took over mid-way through the race. China's Yu Tong Han finished third.

Boutin and Sarault joined teammates Danae Blais and Alyson Charles for the relay and crossed the finish line in third position. They were upgraded to silver following a Korean penalty that was handed out after the race. Italy took gold and Russian won bronze.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 1, 2019.

The Canadian Press

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