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Ahn sets record at 1,500 meters

Updated: October 25, 2003, 3:03 AM ET
Associated Press

MARQUETTE, Mich. -- Hyun-Soo Ahn of South Korea set a world record in the men's 1,500-meter event Friday at the World Cup short-track speedskating competition.

Ahn's time of 2 minutes, 10.639 seconds, broke the mark of 2:12.234 set by Steve Robillard of Canada in 2002.

Mathieu Turcotte of Canada was second to Ahn in 2:10.713, while U.S. Olympic medalist Apolo Anton Ohno was third in 2:11.280. Both Turcotte and Ohno set personal bests.

Ahn's personal best in the 1,500 ...

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