The Short track men’s 1,000m appeals of South Korea and Hungary have been rejected by the International Skating Federation

2022-04-19 0 By

Ren Ziwei and Li Wenlong of China won the men’s 1,000m short track speed skating final at the Beijing Winter Olympic Games on Feb 7, according to the official website of the International Skating Federation (ISU).South Korea’s Hwang Dae-heon was penalized in the semifinal group 1 match, and Hungary’s Liu Shaorin was disqualified from the final due to a yellow card. Both teams lodged appeals after the match, but both appeals were rejected by the INTERNATIONAL Skating Federation.The international Skating Federation (ISU) ‘s chief short-track speed skating judge received two complaints during the Beijing 2022 Short-track speed skating event on Feb 7, the ISU said in a statement on its website on Feb 7.One complaint came from the South Korean team, which asked why Hwang dae-heon was fined in the 1,000m semi-final.According to an announcement on the arena’s video screen, Hwang was penalized for “overtaking resulting in contact.”The other complaint came from Hungary, where Liu Shaolin was booked in the group A 1,000m final.Liu received a yellow card for two penalties in the same game, according to an announcement on the arena’s video screen.The statement said the adjudicators confirmed that the appeal had been rejected on the basis of articles 4 and 5 of the IAAF’s general Rules 123.It added: ‘In accordance with the principles applicable to the field, appeals against disqualification or non-disqualification decisions of [referee] officials for any violation of the rules of the game are not allowed.’Regardless of the “rules of the game,” the statement said, the referee and the video referee reviewed the incident again and supported the video referee’s final decision.