Shaoang Liu was among the winners of the men's 1,000m heats in Beijing ©Getty Images

The quarter-final line-up was set for the men’s and women’s 1,000 metres on the second day at the International Skating Union World Cup Short Track Speed Skating event in Beijing.

A total of 15 heats took place over the distance as action continued at the Beijing 2022 test event, staged at the Capital Indoor Stadium in the Chinese capital.

It proved to be another strong day for South Korea with Choi Min-jeong, Lee Yub-in and Kim Ji-yoo winning their races in the women’s event.

Kristen Santos of the United States, Kim Boutin of Canada and Dutch pair Suzanne Schulting and Selma Poutsma also topped their heats.

The men’s races were largely dominated by Hungarian and South Korean skaters.

Shaoang Liu, Shaolin Sándor Liu and John-Henry Krueger of Hungary powered through to the quarter-finals, while South Korean duo Hwang Dae-heon and Kwak Yoon-Gy also swept into the next round.

The other heat winners were Latvia’s Roberts Kruzbergs, Russia’s Semen Elistratov and China’s Ren Ziwei.

Russia, South Korea, France, Italy, China, Canada and The Netherlands reached the semi-finals of both the women’s 3,000m relay and men’s 5,000m relay.

Hungary completed the line-up in the men’s event, with Poland and the US also advancing to the women’s relay semi-finals.

Action is due to continue tomorrow.