Sport Tearful Elise Christie admits "it hurts" after crashing in 500m speed skating final to miss out on 2018 Winter Olympics medal

19:02  13 february  2018
19:02  13 february  2018 Source:   MSN

Christie overcomes nerves to cruise through 500m heat

  Christie overcomes nerves to cruise through 500m heat The Scot was relieved to get her first race out of the way.The 27-year-old made light of a tough-looking qualification round, leading from start to finish to beat China’s Chunyu Qu in an Olympic record time of 42.872 – although her mark lasted precisely eight minutes before it was broken by South Korea’s Minjeong Chong.

History repeated itself as Elise Christie suffered yet another agonising crash to finish fourth in the 500 m short track speed skating final . Great Britain are still waiting for their first medal of the Winter Olympics . "It's been taken away from me, it hurts ," Christie told BBC Sport.

February 13th, 2018 Reuters News Service Sport, Winter Olympics 0 comments. Briton Elise Christie broke down in tears as she again missed out on an Olympic medal after crashing in the 500 m short-track speed skating final .

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History repeated itself as Elise Christie suffered yet another agonising crash to finish fourth in the 500m short track speed skating final.

It means Great Britain are still waiting for their first medal of the Winter Olympics, though Christie still has two attempts yet to win a medal.

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"I was knocked over, I didn't fall on my own. It's just tough, I worked so hard," Christie told BBC Sport. "It has been taken away from me. 

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