Sport Heartbreak for Christie as Team GB wait for a medal

14:42  13 february  2018
14:42  13 february  2018 Source:   readsport.co

Christie overcomes nerves to cruise through 500m heat

  Christie overcomes nerves to cruise through 500m heat The Scot was relieved to get her first race out of the way.The 27-year-old made light of a tough-looking qualification round, leading from start to finish to beat China’s Chunyu Qu in an Olympic record time of 42.872 – although her mark lasted precisely eight minutes before it was broken by South Korea’s Minjeong Chong.

— Team GB (@TeamGB) February 13, 2018. Crashing out of the final four years ago, it was a similar tale for Christie this year as she wiped out on the final lap. Stay up-to-date with all the latest medal tables, event schedules and news from Pyeongchang.

GB curling teams beaten by South Korea. Watch: Atkin wins historic bronze medal . More heartbreak for Christie . Another collision with a skater caused Elise Christie (left) to crash on the ice.

Short Track Speed Skating - Winter Olympics Day 4 © Harry How/Getty Images Sport Short Track Speed Skating - Winter Olympics Day 4

Scottish short-track speed skater Elise Christie has suffered further Olympic agony in Pyeongchang, following a brutally frustrating trip to Sochi four years ago.

Following disqualification in the 500m, 1000m, and 1500m in Russia (all for different reasons), the 27-year-old remains without an Olympic medal following the first attempt at her three events this time around.

The world champion was in an incredibly talented field, and was unable to get herself into the onto the podium.

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