South Korea dominated today's short track speed skating at the 2017 Winter Universiade ©Almaty 2017

South Korea dominated the final day of short track speed skating at the 2017 Winter Universiade today, as they won three of the four gold medals on offer at the Baluan Sholak Arena.

The phenomenal day for the Koreans began when they secured both 1,000 metres titles within a matter of minutes.

Son Ha Kyung claimed gold first in the women's A final as she crossed the line in a time of 1 min 33.858sec to prevail.

China's Xu Aili took second in 1:34.013 while Ayame Nakano of Japan rounded out the podium, taking bronze with her time of 1:36.248.

Following Son Ha Kyung's win in the women's race, Lim Kyoung Won was victorious in the men's 1,000m A final.

Lim crossed the line in 1:28.024 to guarantee victory and the gold medal.

His compatriot, Park Ji Won, took second in 1:28.051 while rounding out the podium was Kazakhstan's Denis Nikisha in 1:28.189, much to the delight of the home crowd.

South Korea struck gold in three of today's four races ©Almaty 2017
South Korea struck gold in three of today's four races ©Almaty 2017

After winning both of the individual titles earlier in the day, the South Korean women's 3,000m relay team continued their team-mates' success.

The squad of Hyun Sun Hwang, Ji Hee Kang, Kim A Lang, Do Hee Noh and Ha Kyung Son won in a time of 4:13.630.

China took second on 4:13.808 while Kazakhstan completed the podium in a time of 4:18.369.

Their dominance was finally ground to a halt though when China prevailed in the men's 5,000m relay.

The team of Chen Guang, Song Haochen, Xu Fu, Yu Wei and Hongchao Zang crossed the line first in a time of 7:04.443.

Russia took second on the podium in 7:04.551, while Kazakhstan finished way behind in third in 7:13.799.