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Ninth-place finish highlights Antoine Roger’s performance at 2020 FISU World University Speed Skating Championship

Quebec City native is the first Canadian to participate in FISU speed skating since the 2015 World University Games

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – Antoine Roger, an economics student from Université Laval, recorded a ninth-place finish in the men’s 500m, highlighting a three-event performance at the 2020 FISU World University Speed Skating Championship in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Speed Skating Canada Cancels Remaining Domestic Championships in 2019-20 Season

Speed Skating Canada (SSC) takes the health and safety of everyone in our community very seriously. As we cannot guarantee the safety of competitors, officials, volunteers, families and fans in the face of the current risks regarding the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), SSC staff, with the support of the Board of Directors, have made the difficult decision to cancel the remaining domestic events of the 2019-20 season.

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Ivanie Blondin and Laurent Dubreuil on Overall Podiums at World Cup Final

Blondin captures Mass Start title; Dubreuil’s silver medal boosts him to third in the 500m

HEEREVEEN, THE NETHERLANDS - On the last day of the international speed skating season, Ivanie Blondin and Laurent Dubreuil wrapped up seasons filled with career highlights by finishing on the overall podiums in the ladies Mass Start and men’s 500m. 

Canadians Earn Four Overall Podium Finishes on Opening Day of World Cup Final

Weidemann, Blondin, Dubreuil and Fish bringing home hardware from Heerenveen; Bloemen also earns a 5000m medal on Saturday

Twelve Canadians Qualify for ISU World Cup Final in Heerenveen

Dutch speed skating mecca set to host final international event of 2019-2020 season

CALGARY, ALBERTA – Speed Skating Canada is proud to announce the long track skaters that have qualified for the upcoming ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final, from March 7-8 in Heerenveen, Netherlands.

ISU Officially Cancels World Short Track Championships in South Korea due to Coronavirus

World Championships could potentially be rescheduled to mid-October 2020 

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - The International Skating Union (ISU) has officially announced the cancellation of the 2020 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships, which were set to take place next weekend in Seoul, South Korea.

Ivanie Blondin becomes vice-champion at ISU World Allround Championships

Blondin only the fifth Canadian women to reach the podium at the event

HAMAR, NORWAY – After dominating in multiple distances all season, Ivanie Blondin was crowned vice-champion at the ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships on Sunday, finishing second in the overall standings in Hamar, Norway.

Ivanie Blondin second overall after opening day of World Allround Championships

Blondin, Langelaar and Belchos all reach individual podiums on Saturday

HAMAR, NORWAY – In second place overall after the first two races of the competition, Ivanie Blondin is in a great position to make a run at the ISU World Allround Speed Skating title tomorrow in Hamar, Norway.

Laurent Dubreuil crowned vice-champion at ISU World Sprint Championships

Dubreuil becomes only the fourth Canadian to reach the podium in the events 50 year history

HAMAR, NORWAY – Laurent Dubreuil was crowned vice-champion at the ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships on Saturday in Hamar, Norway. The silver medal puts him among elite company as only the fourth Canadian to reach the men’s podium in the events 50 year history.

Dubreuil wins 500m, ranked second overall after first day of ISU World Sprint Championships

Dubreuil in great position to reach podium going into tomorrow’s final two races

HAMAR, NORWAY – Laurent Dubreuil got off to an impressive start at the inaugural combined ISU World Speed Skating Championships in Hamar, Norway on Friday, racing to a first-place finish in the 500m-1 and fifth-place in the 1000m-1.