That during the Olympics joy and drama are close together has been proven many times in the past at the long track speed skating. Similarly, during the 500 meters for women on February 16, 2010 in Vancouver. Dutch ?? largest kanshebster, Annette Gerritsen, arrived at the first corner crash and saw miscalculated her chances. South Korea's Sang-Hwa Lee trumped all favorites off and took the win. On behalf of the Netherlands were in Vancouver four ladies at the start of the 500 meters. Annette Gerritsen and Margot Boer Laurine van Riessen of Control skating team and Thijsje Oenema of VPZ skating team. The first three rijdsters placed via the first Olympic qualifying tournament in late December 2009. Oenema placed himself at the expense of Marianne Timmer during the second Olympic qualifying tournament in late January 2010. Timmer had a fall at the beginning of the season, sustained a serious injury and looked like Time again repaired to still take part in the Olympics, but she knew herself not to post.
Margot Boer will be able to interfere in the battle for the medals, but finished just off the podium in 4th place. Sang-Hwa Lee of South Korea took quite an unexpected gold for the slain dyed favorites Jenny Wolf and Wang Beixing that 2nd and 3rd, respectively.
Vancouver 2010 Olympics: rash 500 meters Ladies