Elise Christie has expressed her heartbreak at her latest Winter Olympics disappointment.

The 27-year-old Scot finished fourth in the women’s 500m short track speedskating final on Tuesday after crashing.

Elise Christie crashed out of the 500m final on Tuesday and races again over 1,500m on SaturdayElise Christie crashed out of the 500m final on Tuesday and races again over 1,500m on Saturday (Mike Egerton/PA Images)

The blow followed her triple disqualification at Sochi 2014, but the three-time world champion looked ahead to Saturday’s 1,500m and her main event, the 1,000m, next week.

Christie wrote on Twitter: “I’m heartbroken with the result, but I also know what happened wasn’t in my control!

“I worked so hard for the 500, but this time round it wasn’t meant to be, 4 years to prepare to be a 500 Olympic champion, but for now onwards and upwards to the next event. Thanks for all the (heart emoji).”