South Korea's Kim Min-seok has won a bronze medal in the men's one-thousand-500 meter speed skating event.

In the final at the ice rink in Gangneung on Tuesday night, the South Korean clocked in at one-minute 44-point-93 seconds after the Netherlands' Kjeld Nuis and his compatriot Patrick Roest came in first and second at one-minute 44-point-01 seconds and one-minute-44-point-86 seconds respectively.

This is the first time an Asian has won a medal in the men's one-thousand-500 meter speed skating event.