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Canadian Boutin wins silver in the 500m and 1500m at the World Short Track Championships in Montreal

Canadians Kim Boutin and Pascal Dion won the silver medal at the world championships in the women’s and men’s 1,500 meters of short track speed skating on Saturday in Montreal.

Boutin, of Sherbrooke, Que., crossed the finish line clocking two minutes, 24.201 seconds, narrowly edging third-place finisher Seo Whimin of South Korea and compatriot Courtney Sarault by less than a second.

South Korean Choi Minjeong took gold (2:23.594), passing the field with three laps to go and leaving no room for overtaking for the remainder of the race.

Boutin recently won bronze in the women’s 500m at the Beijing Olympics.

WATCH | Boutin takes silver in the 1500m at the world championships:

Kim Boutin wins silver in the 1500m short track at the world championships

The Canadian speed skater finished second to South Korean Minjeong Choi in Montreal on Saturday. 4:29

Meanwhile, Dion finished 0.549 seconds off first place in the men’s 1,500m final with a time of 2:15.644 seconds.

The Montreal native was narrowly edged out by Hungarian Liu Shaoang, while Belgian Stijn Desmet finished third.

WATCH | Dion wins silver in the men’s 1500m:

Pascal Dion wins silver in the 1500m at the short track world championships

The Canadian speed skater grabbed second place at a crowded finish line in Montreal on Saturday. 4:10

Dion was the only Canadian to crack Final A as he edged teammate Jordan Pierre-Gilles for the final qualifying spot by 0.39 seconds in their semi-final.

Steven Dubois of Terrebonne, Que., who won three medals in Beijing, crashed in the semis and finished sixth in the same run.

You can watch the World Short Track Championships competition, which continues on Sunday the CBCSports.ca, Gem of Radio-Canada and on the CBC Sports app for iOS and android devices.

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