Lim won the race in 2 minutes and 10.485 seconds, a new games record, in the final on the men’s 1,500 meters at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung, Gangwon Province.
|Lim Hyo-jun wins gold (Yonhap)|
Fellow South Korean and world No. 1 Hwang Dae-heon fell while in third with two laps to go, and did not finish.
Earlier in the day Choi Min-jeong skated to a new Olympic record in the women’s 500, and the South Korean team secured a dramatic win in heat 1 of the women’s 3,000-meter relay.
By Paul Kerry (email@example.com)