Canadian Marianne St-Gelais disqualified from 500-metre short track

Marianne St-Gelais. (Paul Chiasson/CP)

Canadian Marianne St-Gelais was disqualified from the first heat of the 500-metre short track speed skating event after a collision to start the race.

St-Gelais, a silver medallist in the 500 metres in Vancouver, failed to win any individual medals in Sochi four years ago.

Fellow Canadian Kim Boutin advanced to the semifinals.

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