Long track team notes for World Cup #2

Team notes for World Cup #2
Kolomna, Russia


(Kolomna is nine hours ahead of Ottawa, ET)

Saturday, Nov. 24
*9 a.m. (midnight Nov. 23, ET): Division B: Women's 1500m; Men's 5000m
4 p.m. (7 a.m. ET): Division A: Women's 1500m and mass start; Men's 5000m
Sunday, Nov. 25
*9:30 a.m. (12:30 a.m. ET): Division B: Women's 3000m; Men's 1500m
4 p.m. (7 a.m. ET): Division A: Women's 3000m; Men's 1500m and mass start
* times subject to change

ISU results website; Event website

Team Notes

  • SSC’s media guide.
  • At World Cup #1 in Heerenveen, Netherlands (Nov. 16-18), Canada collected two individual gold medals and a bronze in the women's team pursuit. The Canadian women had seven top 10 finishes, including the medals, while the men had six.
  • The World Cup Podium Tracker by Intact Insurance for the 2012-13 season stands at $18,000 (5 gold, 9 silver; 4 bronze). Intact Insurance will award $1,000 in cash and prizes to a local speed skating club with each individual medal win. The last two seasons, Intact Insurance awarded more than $50,000 in cash and prizes.

Team staff

Sean Ireland – Team Leader
Bart Schouten – Coach
Xiuli Wang – Coach

Canadian athletes for fall World Cups (updated Nov. 19, 2012)

* National team athlete; # Development team athlete

WomenWCGoldSilverBronzeTotalHometownRaces for WC #2
Ivanie Blondin #70000Ottawa3000, mass start
Anastasia Bucsis *140000CalgaryNext WC: 4 and 5
Kali Christ *50000Regina1500, mass start
Kaylin Irvine #30000Calgary1500
Cindy Klassen *5713131339Winnipeg1500, 3000
Christine Nesbitt *4929161459London, Ont.1500, 3000
Shannon Rempel #5714611WinnipegNext WC: 4
Brittany Schussler *610156Winnipeg1500, 3000
Brianne Tutt #20000Calgary3000
Danielle Wotherspoon #240000Red Deer, Alta.Next WC: 4 and 5
MenWCGoldSilverBronzeTotalHometownRaces for WC #2
Jordan Belchos *170000Toronto5000, mass start
Alex Boisvert-Lacroix #40000Sherbrooke, Que.Next WC: 4 and 5
Tyler Derraugh60000Winnipeg1500
Laurent Dubreuil *20000Lévis, Que.Next WC: Winter TBD
William Dutton #100000Humboldt, Sask.Next WC: 4 and 5
Mathieu Giroux90000Pointe-aux-Trembles, Que.1500
Jamie Gregg *241113EdmontonNext WC: 4 and 5
Gilmore Junio *120000CalgaryNext WC: 4 and 5
Lucas Makowsky *340101Regina1500, 5000
Denny Morrison *517161336Fort St. John, B.C.1500, 5000
Philippe Riopel #190000Lachenaie, Que.Next WC: 4 and 5
Stefan Waples #30000WinnipegNext WC: 3

World Cup medals won by Canadians this season

Race RankSkaterTimeWorld CupDate
RelayWBronzeBlondin, Nesbitt, Schussler3:02.33WC-1, Heerenveen18/11/12
1000MGoldDenny Morrison1:09.43WC-1, Heerenveen17/11/12
1500WGoldChristine Nesbitt1:56.35WC-1, Heerenveen17/11/12

World Cup Rankings by distance

Women500m1000m1500m3000m/5000mMass startPursuitOverall
Men500m1000m1500m5000m/10000mMass startPursuitOverall