Apolo Anton Ohno (Seattle, Wash.) won the bronze medal in the men’s 1000m short track speedskating event Saturday evening, becoming the most decorated American in Olympic Winter Games history. The medal is the seventh in his career, surpassing the mark set by long track speedskater Bonnie Blair.

 

The gold and silver medals were claimed by Korea, with Jung-Su Lee winning in an Olympic record time of 1:23.747 and teammate Ho-Suk Lee second with a 1:23.801. Ohno hit the line at 1:24.128.

 

The bronze medal also makes Ohno the most decorated short track speedskater in Olympic Winter Games history and moves him into a tie for 15th for career OIympic Winter Games medals regardless of sport.

 

Men’s short track speedskating continues on Wednesday, Feb. 24, with the heats in the 500m event beginning at 5:47 p.m. PST.​