In a tight race decided only on the final curve, South
Korea's Shim Suk-hee surged across the finish line, her fist
pumping the air and with a huge smile on her face.
She hugged team mates Kim Alang, Park Seung-hi and Cho Ha-ri at
China was second across the line but were disqualified, leaving
the Canadian team led by Marianne St-Gelais to win the silver
The Canadians also won silver in Vancouver.
The Italian team led by Arianna Fontana, who won silver in the
500 and bronze in the 1,500m, took home bronze.
At the last Olympics in Vancouver, South Korea crossed the
finish line first, but their joy turned to tears as they were
disqualified for impeding, leaving China to take gold.
(Reporting by Alissa de Carbonnel;
editing by Peter Rutherford)
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