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Canadian speed skaters Marianne St-Gelais and Charles Hamelin have won 500 meter races at a short track World Cup meet

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DRESDEN, Germany — Canadian speed skaters Marianne St-Gelais and Charles Hamelin won 500 meter races at a short track World Cup meet on Sunday.

St-Gelais captured the women's race in 43.080 seconds, ahead of Britain's Elise Christie (43.115) and Dutch skater Lara van Ruijven (43.622).

PHOTO: Choi Minjeong of South Korea  crosses  the finish line during the women's 1,500 m final at the ISU Short track World Cup event in Dresden, Germany, Sunday Feb, 7, 2016. (Sebastian Kahnert/dpa via AP)
Choi Minjeong of South Korea crosses the finish line during the women's 1,500 m final at the ISU Short track World Cup event in Dresden, Germany, Sunday Feb, 7, 2016. (Sebastian Kahnert/dpa via AP)

Hamelin clocked 40.251 to edge Russian skaters Semion Elistratov (40.311) and Dmitry Migunov (40.394) in the men's.

Choi Min-jeong led a South Korean 1-2-3 in the second 1,500 of the weekend, clocking a 2:26.413 to beat Noh Do-hee (2:27.063) and Kim A-lang (2:27.147)

There was further success for South Korea in the men's 1,500, with Seo Yi Ra winning in 2:22.789, ahead of Canada's Alexander Fathoullin in 2:22.824 and compatriot Kwak Yoon-gy in 2:22.838.

Italy won the women's 3000 relay while Russia claimed the men's 5000 relay.

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