Here are 11 things you didn't know about short track speed skating, which was first added to the Olympic program in 1992.
Short track first saw Olympic participation as a demonstration event in the 1988 Games in Calgary.
There's a first for everything
Kim Ki-Hoon won the first ever short track gold awarded at the Olympics when he finished first in the 1000m at the 1992 Olympics in Albertsville.
The Canadian women won gold in the relay at the inaugural race in 1992, and at the 1994 Games, pictured above, they won bronze. It would become a trend, and Canada is the only nation to have won a medal in each of the six Games the women's relay has been contested.
South Korean domination
South Korea has owned, and that's the case in the women's 1000m as much as any other event. Chun Lee-Kyung, pictured above, is part of a South Korean group of women that's won seven of the 15 medals awarded in the women's 1000m. In total, they've won 37 medal, 19 of which are gold.
On thin ice
Jostling, slip-ups, and crashes are all an integral part of short track. The scene pictured above was from 2002, when Australia's Steven Bradbury won despite trailing the leading four skaters by a significant amount.