Canada’s Kim Boutin has won the silver medal in the women’s 1,000-metre short-track speedskating race at the Winter Olympics.
It’s Boutin’s third medal at the 2018 Games. She also claimed bronze in the women’s 500 and 1,500.
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Boutin, from Sherbrooke, Que., raced to a medal in a time of in one minute 29.956 second an impressive five-skater field that included world record holder Shim Sukhee of South Korea.
Suzanne Schulting of the Netherlands won gold, while Arianna Fontana of Italy took bronze.
Marianne St-Gelais of Saint-Felicien, Que., was eliminated in the quarterfinals, ending her bid to pick up an Olympic medal for a third straight Games.
Valerie Maltais of Saguenay, Que., was eliminated in the semifinals.