China wins women's 3,000m relay at ISU World Cup in Shanghai

2012-12-10 00:45:30 GMT2012-12-10 08:45:30(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English
The players of China celebrate victory after winning the women's 3000m relay final during the ISU Short Track World Cup speed skating competition in Shanghai, China, on Dec. 9, 2012. China claimed the title with a time of 4 minutes 7.660 seconds. (Xinhua/Fan Jun)The players of China celebrate victory after winning the women's 3000m relay final during the ISU Short Track World Cup speed skating competition in Shanghai, China, on Dec. 9, 2012. China claimed the title with a time of 4 minutes 7.660 seconds. (Xinhua/Fan Jun)
Wang Meng (L 1st), Fan Kexin (L 2nd), Li Jianrou (R 1st) and Kong Xue of China celebrate victory during the awarding ceremony of the women's 3000m relay final during the ISU Short Track World Cup speed skating competition in Shanghai, China, on Dec. 9, 2012. China claimed the title with a time of 4 minutes 7.660 seconds. (Xinhua/Fan Jun)Wang Meng (L 1st), Fan Kexin (L 2nd), Li Jianrou (R 1st) and Kong Xue of China celebrate victory during the awarding ceremony of the women's 3000m relay final during the ISU Short Track World Cup speed skating competition in Shanghai, China, on Dec. 9, 2012. China claimed the title with a time of 4 minutes 7.660 seconds. (Xinhua/Fan Jun)
The players of China celebrate victory after winning the women's 3000m relay final during the ISU Short Track World Cup speed skating competition in Shanghai, China, on Dec. 9, 2012. China claimed the title with a time of 4 minutes 7.660 seconds. (Xinhua/Fan Jun)The players of China celebrate victory after winning the women's 3000m relay final during the ISU Short Track World Cup speed skating competition in Shanghai, China, on Dec. 9, 2012. China claimed the title with a time of 4 minutes 7.660 seconds. (Xinhua/Fan Jun)
Wang Meng (Up C) and Fan Kexin (Up L) of China compete during the women's 3000m relay final in the ISU Short Track World Cup speed skating competition in Shanghai, China, on Dec. 9, 2012. China claimed the title with a time of 4 minutes 7.660 seconds. (Xinhua/Fan Jun)Wang Meng (Up C) and Fan Kexin (Up L) of China compete during the women's 3000m relay final in the ISU Short Track World Cup speed skating competition in Shanghai, China, on Dec. 9, 2012. China claimed the title with a time of 4 minutes 7.660 seconds. (Xinhua/Fan Jun)

China claimed the women's 3,000m relay gold at the ISU World Cup short-track series in Shanghai here on Sunday.

The Chinese team of Wang Meng, Li Jianrou, Xiao Han and Fan Kexin timed four minutes 7.660 seconds to win the final, while Japan came second in 4:10.736. Italy took the bronze in 4:14.150.

South Korea didn't make the final A but broke the world record in the final B with a time of 4:06.366.

"The most important is winning the relay," said Wang Meng, a four-time Olympic champion. "We did good teamwork."

The Chinese men's relay team failed to make the final A of the 5,000m relay, which was won by South Korea in 6:38.749. The Netherlands and Canada came second and third respectively in 6:38.904 and 6:41.760.

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