Canada’s Sarault captures short track silver in at Beijing World Cup event

Canada’s Courtney Sarault won a silver medal in the 1,500-metre final at the season opening World Cup short track speed skating event in Beijing on Saturday.

Sarault finished the race in two minutes, 22.167 seconds, behind winner Lee Yu-bin of Korea (2:21.833), and just ahead American Kristen Santos (2:22.176).

Fellow Canadian Kim Boutin finished in fifth in a time of 2:25.388.

On the men’s side, Canadians Charles Hamelin and Steven Dubois finished fourth and fifth, respectively, in the men’s 1,500 ‘B’ final.

Action continues on Sunday and will be streamed live on CBCSports.ca.

 

 

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