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List of the best short track speed skating Olympic athletes of all time, with photos of the athletes when available. The famous short track speed skating event Olympians on this list are all regarded as some of the toughest athletes to have ever competed at the Olympics. Almost every one of these historic short track speed skating Olympians have taken home a medal, which is why they've earned a spot on this list. Only the greatest short track speed skating Olympic athletes are featured on the front page of this list, so be sure to vote for who you believe are the best short track speed skating athletes and vote down the ones you disagree with.

List ranges from Apolo Ohno to Allison Baver and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Olympic short track speed skating athletes?" and "Who is the best short track speed skating competitor of all time?"
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Apolo Ohno is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
United States of America Apolo Anton Ohno is a retired American short track speed skating competitor and an eight-time medalist in the Winter Olympics. Raised by his father, Ohno began training full-time in 1996. He has ...more

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Lim Hyo-jun is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Lim Hyo-jun Lim Hyo-jun (born 29 May 1996) is a South Korean short track speed skater. He is the current champion of the Men's 1500m event in short track speed skating at the Winter Olympics, and also ...more

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Marianne St-Gelais is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Canada Marianne St-Gelais is a short track speed skater.

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Charles Hamelin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Canada Charles Hamelin is a Canadian short track speed skater from Sainte-Julie, Quebec. Hamelin is a 4-time Olympic medalist having won 3 gold and 1 silver during the 2006, 2010 and 2014 Winter ...more

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Lee Jung-Su is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
South Korea Lee Jung-su is a South Korean short track speed skater. He is a two-time Olympic Champion from 2010 Winter Olympics. Lee won one distances and became second overall at the 2008 World Junior ...more

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J. R. Celski is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
United States of America J.R. Celski is a short track speed skater.

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Jeon Da-Hye is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
South Korea Jeon Da-hye is a South Korean short track speed skater who won gold in the women's 3000 metre relay at the 2006 Winter Olympics. In 1999 Jeon earned her first call to the South Korea women's ...more

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Byun Chun-Sa is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
South Korea Byun Chun-Sa is a South Korean short track speed skater who won gold in the 3000m relay at the 2006 Winter Olympics.

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Francois Hamelin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Canada Francois Hamelin is a short track speed skater.

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Jessica Gregg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Canada Jessica Gregg is a short track speed skater.

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Marie-Eve Drolet is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Canada Marie-Ève Drolet is a Canadian short track speed skater who competed in the 2002 Winter Olympics where she won a bronze in the relay event. She also has six ISU World Championship medals ...more

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Lee Ho-Suk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
South Korea Lee Ho-Suk is a South Korean short track speedskater. He won a gold medal as a part of 5000 m short-track relay team and four silver medals in 2006 Winter Olympics held in Turin, Italy. He is ...more

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Barbara Baldissera is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Italy Barbara Baldissera is a short track speed skater.

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Katherine Reutter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
United States of America Katherine Reutter is a short track speed skater.

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Arianna Fontana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Italy Arianna Fontana is an Italian short track speed skater, who won bronze in the 3000m relay at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. She placed 11th in the 500m and 6th in the 1000m. Arianna ...more

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Jordan Malone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
United States of America Jordan Malone is a short track speed skater.

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Veronique Pierron is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
France Veronique Pierron is a French short-track speed-skater. Pierron competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics for France. She finished second in the first round of the 500 metres, advancing to the ...more

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Han Jialiang is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
China Jialiang Han is a short track speed skater.

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Tatiana Borodulina is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Russia, Australia Tatiana Borodulina is a short track speed skater.

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Haralds Silovs is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Latvia Haralds Silovs is a Latvian long track and former short track speed skater, who became the 2008 European champion in short track. During the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada, he gained ...more

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Semion Elistratov is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Semion Elistratov Russia Semion Andreyevich Elistratov is a Russian short-track speed-skater. Elistratov competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics for Russia. In the 500 metres and 1000 metres, he placed third in his round ...more

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Stéphanie Bouvier is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
France Stéphanie Bouvier is an Olympic Short Track Speed Skater from France.

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Veronika Windisch is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Austria Veronika Windisch is an Olympic Short Track Speed Skater.

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Tania Vicent is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Canada Tania Vicent is a Canadian short track speed skater, who competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics. On February 22, along with Alanna Kraus, Anouk Leblanc-Boucher and Kalyna Roberge, Vicent won a ...more

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Alex Izykowski is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
United States of America Alex "Izzy" Izykowski is an American short track speed skater. He competed in the 2006 Winter Olympics of Turin in the 1500m, and was also part of the bronze medal winning 5000m

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Olivier Jean is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Canada Olivier Jean is a Canadian short track speed skater from Lachenaie, Quebec currently residing in Montreal. He is a well-known figure for his dreadlocks and for listening to reggae, which he says ...more

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Takahiro Fujimoto is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Japan Takahiro Fujimoto is a short track speed skater.

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Anne Eckner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Germany Anne Eckner is a short track speed skater.

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Niels Kerstholt is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Netherlands Niels Kerstholt is a Dutch Short track speed skater. Kerstholt qualified himself for the 2006 Winter Olympics by finishing among the first twelve in a virtual ranking over 1000 metres using the ...more

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Jon Eley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
England Jon Eley is a short track speed skater.

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Dariusz Kulesza is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Poland Dariusz Kulesza is a short track speed skater.

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Alanna Kraus is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Canada Alanna Kraus is a Canadian short track speed skater. She won the bronze medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics in short-track speed skating for the women's 3000 m relay. She competed in three ...more

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Amy Peterson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
United States of America Amy Peterson is an American short track speed skater. Peterson competed in five consecutive Olympic games from when short track speed skating was exhibition sport in 1988 to 2002. Peterson ...more

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Cees Juffermans is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Netherlands Cees Juffermans is a former Dutch Short track speed skater. Currently he is a marathon speed skater. He has a relationship with short track speed skater Liesbeth Mau Asam. Juffermans is one of ...more

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Kalyna Roberge is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Canada Kalyna Roberge is a Canadian short track speed skater. Roberge has won a gold medal in the 3000m relay at the 2005 World Championships. She also placed third overall at the 2005 World Junior ...more

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Evgenia Radanova is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Bulgaria Evgenia Radanova is a Bulgarian female short track speed skater and racing cyclist who has participated in both the Summer and Winter Olympics. She was the world record holder in the 500 m short ...more

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Sanne Van Kerkhof is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Netherlands Sanne Van Kerkhof is a short track speed skater.

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Balazs Kover is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Hungary Balazs Kover is a short track speed skater.

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Vyacheslav Kurginyan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Russia Vyacheslav Kurginyan is a short track speed skater.

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Sebastian Praus is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Germany Sebastian Praus is a short track speed skater.

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Pieter Gysel is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Belgium Pieter Gysel is a Belgian short track speed skater.

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Tyson Heung is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Germany, Canada Tyson Heung is a German speed skater. He competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. He represented Germany at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver . His mother was born in Germany. Heung is ...more

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Jeremy Masson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
France Jeremy Masson is an Olympic Short Track Speed Skater from France.

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Susanne Rudolph is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Germany Susanne Rudolph is a short track speed skater.

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Benjamin Mace is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
France Benjamin Mace is a short track speed skater.

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Thibaut Fauconnet is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
France Thibaut Fauconnet is a short track speed skater.

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Kateřina Novotná is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Czech Republic Kateřina Novotná is a short track speed skater.

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Lachlan Hay is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Australia Lachlan Hay is a short track speed skater.

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Jakub Jaworski is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
Poland Jakub Jaworski is a Polish short-track speed-skater. Jaworski competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics for Poland. In the 1500 metres, he finished fourth in his first round heat, failing to advance. ...more

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Jean Charles Mattei is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Short Track Speed Skating
France Jean Charles Mattei is an Olympic Short Track Speed Skater from France.