Short tracker Kruzberg wins fifth place in the 1000 meters world championship / Day


In the 1000 meters, Krūzbergs took fourth place in the third race of the quarterfinals, finishing in a minute and 52.76 seconds, but was in the semi-finals because he fell after the opponent’s maneuver.

He was first after seven laps, but retreated to fourth place after falling in the last two laps.

Meanwhile, Reinis Bērziņš received a penalty for unauthorized overtaking of his opponent in the second run of the quarterfinals and his result was not included.

In the semi-finals, Krūzbergs completed the distance in a minute and 23.887 seconds and took the third place, qualifying for the A final.

In the A final, the Latvian short tracker won the fifth place, crossing the finish line in a minute and 25.964 seconds. The fastest in the finals was the Hungarian short track rider Shaoan Liu, the second and third place went to the South Korean athletes Juneseo Lee and Jungyu Quak.

In another 3,000-meter superfinal, Krūzbergs took sixth place, earning five points in two intermediate finishes. Adding to all the distances possible, Krūzbergs took the seventh place in the overall standings of the world championship with 13 points, but Bērziņš finished the championship in the 18th position.

Pascal Dion was the first to finish in the super final, but he lost to Liu in the overall standings. Third place went to Lee.

It has already been reported that Bērziņš took the 14th place in the 1500-meter distance, while Krūzbergs took the 20th position. Bērziņš won the 16th place in the distance of 500 meters, but Krūzbergs took the 44th position.


Source: Diena.lv by www.diena.lv.

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