BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Wang Meng of China won the women's
500-meter race at a short-track speedskating World Cup meet on
Sunday for her second gold medal in two days.
The reigning Olympic champion won in 43.858 seconds -- 0.201
seconds ahead of Fu Tian Yu of China, with South Korea's Jeon
Wang also won the 500 race on Saturday.
South Korea's Jung Eun-ju won the women's 1,000 in 1 minute,
34.536 seconds, beating Byun Chun-sa of South Korea by 0.175
seconds. On Saturday, Jung won the 1,500, also ahead of Byun.
Lee Ho-suk of South Korea was the repeat winner in the men's
field, beating Charles Hamelin of Canada by just 0.043 seconds in
the 1,000-meter race. Jordan Malone of the United States came in
Lee, the 2006 world runner-up in this event, won the 1,500
contest on Saturday.
Olivier Jean of Canada won the second 500-meter race at this
World Cup. His time of 42.104 seconds beat Italy's Roberto Serra by
0.155 seconds. Tyson Heung of Germany was third.
The Budapest meet was the sixth and last competition in the
2006-2007 World Cup.