Steven Dubois wins bronze medal in 500m short track speed skating at Beijing Olympics
Canadian speedster Steven Dubois won bronze in the men’s 500 meter short at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
Dubois, of Terrebonne, Que., came in third behind Shaoang Liu, the Hungarian who won the gold medal and the Russian who won the silver medal Konstantin Ivliev, in the final at the Capital Indoor Stadium on Sunday .
This is the 24 year old Dubois’ second medal at the Beijing Olympics, add silver he caught in the men’s 1,500 meter short track skating race on Wednesday.
Dubois finished with a time of 40.669 to claim a podium spot for the second time on his Olympic debut.
Liu’s winning time was 40,338 and Ivliev raced with 40,431 to finish in second place.
Canadian Jordan Pierre-Gilles was previously eliminated after losing in the quarterfinals.
The Canadian women’s 3,000-meter relay team failed to reach the podium, placing fourth overall.
Dubois brought Canada’s total Olympic medals to 14 on Sunday, with another week of competition due.
– with files from the Canadian Press
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