Sky Sports Scholarships - Mixed fortunes for Elise Christie at ISU World Cup speed skating event
Elise Christie is into the 1000m quarter-finals in Seoul but the GB 3000m relay team went out in the heats.
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Last Updated: 07/10/13 9:44am
Christie stormed to victory by more than 30 seconds in his preliminary race in the 1000m to reach the next round.
She had to settle for second in her heat but it was enough to see the World Championships bronze medallist into Sunday's latter stages.
It wasn't such good news for Christie and the Great Britain team in the 3000m relay, however. Up against Italy and the Netherlands in their heat, the British side came home in third and therefore missed out on a place in the semi-finals.
The result will come as a disappointment to the British team, especially as this is the last World Cup event before Winter Olympic qualification takes place in Italy and Russia in November.
The major positive though was that their time of 4:14.743 a British record in the event, indicating a step in the right direction as they bid to reach Sochi in February.
Christie's focus will now turn to the 1500m quarter-finals on Saturday with the semi-finals and final taking place on the same day should she progress.