Short tracker Hwang Daeheon brought South Korea its first gold at the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing.
The four-time world champion won the 1500m on Wednesday, beating Steven Dubois (Canada) and Semen Jelistratov (ROC).
The race took place without German participation.
Anna Seidel (Dresden) is the only German short tracker in Beijing. She is planning a start over 1500 m (February 16).