Long track team notes for World Cup #3

Team notes for World Cup #3
Astana, Kazakhstan


(Astana is 11 hours ahead of Ottawa, ET)

Saturday, Dec. 1
*11 a.m. (midnight, Nov. 30, ET): Division B: Women's 5000m; Men's 1500m
3 p.m. (4 a.m. ET): Division A: Women's 5000m; Men's 1500m and team pursuit
Sunday, Dec. 2
*10:35 a.m. (11:35 p.m., Dec. 1, ET): Division B: Women's 1500m; Men's 10000m
3 p.m. (4 a.m. ET): Division A: Women's 1500m and team pursuit; Men's 10000m
* times subject to change

ISU schedule and 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.
  • At World Cup #2 in Kolomna, Russia (Nov. 24-25), Canada collected two individual medals, a silver and bronze. The Canadian women had two top 10 finishes, including the medals, while the men had one.
  • The World Cup Podium Tracker by Intact Insurance for the 2012-13 season stands at $20,000 (5 gold, 10 silver; 5 bronze). Intact Insurance will award $1,000 in cash and prizes to a local speed skating club with each individual medal win.

Team staff

Mark Wild – Coach and team leader
Bart Schouten – Coach

Canadian athletes for fall World Cups (updated Nov. 25, 2012)

* National team athlete; # Development team athlete

WomenWCGoldSilverBronzeTotalHometownRaces for WC #3
Ivanie Blondin #80101Ottawa5000
Anastasia Bucsis *160000CalgaryNext WC: 4 and 5
Kali Christ *60000ReginaNext WC: Winter TBD
Kaylin Irvine #40000Calgary1500
Cindy Klassen *5813131339Winnipeg1500
Christine Nesbitt *5029161560London, Ont.1500
Shannon Rempel #5714611WinnipegNext WC: 4
Brittany Schussler *620156Winnipeg1500, 5000
Brianne Tutt #30000Airdrie, Alta.Next WC: Winter TBD
Danielle Wotherspoon #250000Red Deer, Alta.Next WC: 4 and 5
MenWCGoldSilverBronzeTotalHometownRaces for WC #3
Jordan Belchos *180000Toronto10000
Alex Boisvert-Lacroix #40000Sherbrooke, Que.Next WC: 4 and 5
Tyler Derraugh70000Winnipeg1500
Laurent Dubreuil *20000Lévis, Que.Next WC: Winter TBD
William Dutton #90000Humboldt, Sask.Next WC: 4 and 5
Mathieu Giroux100000Pointe-aux-Trembles, Que.Next WC: Winter TBD
Jamie Gregg *241113EdmontonNext WC: 4 and 5
Gilmore Junio *110000CalgaryNext WC: 4 and 5
Lucas Makowsky *350101Regina1500
Denny Morrison *527161336Fort St. John, B.C.1500
Philippe Riopel #210000Lachenaie, Que.Next WC: 4 and 5
Stefan Waples #30000Winnipeg10000

World Cup medals won by Canadians this season

Race RankSkaterTimeWorld CupDate
PursuitWBronzeBlondin, Nesbitt, Schussler3:02.33WC-1, Heerenveen18/11/12
1000MGoldDenny Morrison1:09.43WC-1, Heerenveen17/11/12
1500WGoldChristine Nesbitt1:56.35WC-1, Heerenveen17/11/12
1500WBronzeChristine Nesbitt1:56.16WC-2, Kolomna24/11/12
Mass startWSilverIvanie Blondin19 ptsWC-2, Kolomna24/11/12

World Cup Rankings by distance

Women500m1000m1500m3000m/5000mMass startPursuitOverall
Men500m1000m1500m5000m/10000mMass startPursuitOverall