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China ranks 12th in medals table of Sochi

2014-02-24 11:27 CNTV Web Editor: Li Yan

A total of 26 countries made it onto the medals table. All in all, China won three gold, four silver and two bronze and most of the medals came in short track speed skating.

The very first speed skating gold for China came from Zhang Hong, with her 1,000-meter triumph on Feburary 13th. In the short track speed skating, Li Jianrou seized the women's 500-meter title also on February 13th.

Skater Zhou Yang was the sole medalist with Olympic experience prior to Sochi. She successfully defended her 1,500-meter title.

In the men's competitions, Han Tianyu emerged as a surprise medal winner in the 1,500-meter short track event, taking silver. Wu Dajing finished runner-up in the 500-meter event. The duo teamed up with Shi Jingnan and Chen Dequan to take a bronze in 5,000-meter relay.

Sochi Winter Olympic Games

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