South Korea topped the medal table at the World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships ©Getty Images

Kim Gil-li earned gold in the women's 1000 metre race as her country topped the medal table at the International Skating Union World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships.

The South Korean starlet triumphed in 1min 32.069sec at Ice Stadium Bormio, finishing in front of Corinne Stoddard of the United States in 1:32.924 and Anna Matveeva of Russia in 1:33.292. 

South Korea then earned a second gold medal in the men's 3000m relay, with Ahn Hyun-jun, Jang Sung-woo, Kim Tae-sung and Lee Jeong-min topping the podium with a time of 3:55.494.

Russia's Vladimir Balbekov, Konstantin Ivliev, Viacheslav Karpov and Daniil Krasnokutskiy were the silver medallists in 3:55.982, while Ibuki Hayashi, Ota Ishii, Shogo Miyata and Takumi Wada finished in 4:12.437 to claim bronze. 

These victories were enough to see South Korea top the medal table with five gold medals and two silvers. 

The Netherlands were second, with a win in the women's 3000m relay giving them a total of two gold medals. 

Georgie Dalrymple, Anne Floor Otter, Xandra Velzeboer and Marijn Wiersma triumphed in 4:12.019, with Yuliia Beresneva, Sofia Boytsova, Daria Krasnokutskaia and Anna Matveeva of Russia second in 4:13.288.

Italians Chiara Betti, Elisa Confortola, Viola De Piazza and Katia Filippi crossed the line in 4:21.298 to receive bronze. 

Sun Long was the winner in the men's 1000m with a time of 1:34.108, pushing China up to third in the medal table with one gold and three bronze. 

In second was Ahn Hyun-jun of South Korea in 1:34.111, while Vladimir Balbekov of Russia was third in 1:34.647.