(Pyeongchang Games) Fontana fantastic

Sports | 13 Feb 2018 8:42 pm

Arianna Fontana of Italy has won the women’s 500 meters in short-track speedskating.

That makes Fontana the second woman to claim short track medals at four different Winter Olympics.

There was a photo finish for first involving Fontana and Choi Min Jeong of South Korea.

But Choi was penalized much to the dismay of the local fans who chanted her name.

As a result, the silver medal goes to Yara van Kerhof of the Netherlands and the bronze to Kim Boutin of Canada. Elise Christie of Britain finished fourth.-AP

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