February 17, 2018 8:27 am
Updated: February 17, 2018 11:45 pm

Canada’s Kim Boutin wins bronze in women’s 1,500 metre short track speedskating

WATCH ABOVE: Canada got two more medals on the short track speedskating track Saturday. Sam Girard won gold in the 1,000m men's race and Kim Boutin scored her second bronze of the games in 1,500m women's race. Reid Fiest reports.


Canadian short-track speedskater Kim Boutin has her second bronze medal of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games after finishing third in the women’s 1,500 metres.

Boutin, from Sherbrooke, Que., came through a crowded seven-skater field to claim the bronze in a time of two minutes, 25.834 seconds.

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South Korea’s Choi Minjeong won gold while Li Jinyu of China took silver.

Marianne St-Gelais of Saint-Felicien, Que., failed to qualify for the final after she was penalized in her semifinal.

Boutin won her first ever Olympic medal on Tuesday when she took bronze in the women’s 500.

More coming.

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