Short Track - Christie to move on from costly fall at Europeans

Elise Christie has vowed not to dwell on her failure to win the overall title at the European Short Track Speed Skating Championships after a fall left her as the runner-up.

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Britain's Elise Christie

The 22-year-old looked on course for the women's honour in Malmo after winning the 1500m on the opening day and then her signature event, the 1000m, on the final night.

Christie, who failed to make it out of the preliminaries of the 500m, then took to the ice in the 3000m super final however a fall left her off the pace as she finished seventh.

Defending overall champion Arianna Fontana, winner of the 500m, made the most of Christie's slip to claim victory in the 3000m super final and with it retain her title.

However a disappointed Christie, who leads the World Cup standings for the 1000m with the next round in Sochi fast approaching, is adamant she will quickly move on from her fall.

"I was disappointed to fall on the last lap because I was skating away from the others," said Christie, who was joined on the 1500m podium by fellow Brit Charlotte Gilmartin, who took bronze.

"I just lost my left blade and that was it. It's a shame I haven't won overall, but falls happen so I just have to learn from it and move on."

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