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New Brunswick’s Courtney Sarault Crowned Vice World Champion in Short Track

Sarault wins bronze in 1000m and finishes second overall; Charles Hamelin narrowly misses out on the overall podium, finishing sixth

DORDRECHT, NETHERLANDS – Courtney Sarault made history on Sunday, becoming only the second New Brunswick native – and only the sixth Canadian from outside Quebec – to reach the overall podium at the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships. The 20-year old earned bronze in the 1000m and finished the competition as vice-champion.

Veteran Charles Hamelin Wins Third 1500m World Champion Title of his Career

Hamelin brings his career World Championship medal total to 37; Courtney Sarault wins silver in women’s 1500m

DORDRECHT, NETHERLANDS – Despite being the oldest skaters on the international circuit, Charles Hamelin continues to show that he is still among the world’s very best. The 36-year old – who is competing in the 17th World Championships of his career – was crowned world champion in the 1500m on Saturday at the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Dordrecht, the Netherlands.

Near-Perfect Qualifying Day for Canada at Short Track World Championships

Canadian skaters advanced in 14 of 15 individual distances; medals up for grabs in the 500m and 1500m on Saturday

DORDRECHT, NETHERLANDS – Canada’s short track speed skating team got off to an impressive start at the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Dordrecht, the Netherlands, qualifying for the next stage in 14 of 15 individual distances.

Short track times now being accepted for virtual Canadian Youth Challenge

Virtual short track challenge runs until March 28; open to skaters from ages 10 to 15 and features a variety of individual and team races

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Speed Skating Canada is proud to launch the short track events for the 2021 Canadian Youth Challenge, presented by Intact Insurance, a set of national events for skaters to complete locally with the active support of club coaches and teammates.  

Canada Names Team for Short Track World Championships in the Netherlands

Veteran Charles Hamelin leads the way; 6 skaters will make their World Championships debut

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Ten Canadian short track skaters are gearing up to compete at next month’s ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Dordrecht, the Netherlands. It will be the team’s first opportunity to race since the COVID-19 pandemic brought competition to a halt last March.

Isabelle Weidemann and Connor Howe Canada’s Top Performers on Final Day of World Championships

Weidemann finishes just off the 5000m podium in fourth; Howe earns career-best seventh in 1500m

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS – Isabelle Weidemann and Connor Howe were Canada’s top performers on the final day of competition at the ISU World Speed Skating Championships in Heerenveen, the Netherlands.

Ivanie Blondin and Laurent Dubreuil Reach the Podium at World Championships in Heerenveen

Blondin wins silver in women’s Mass start; Dubreuil brings home bronze in men’s 1000m

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS – Ivanie Blondin and Laurent Dubreuil both reached the podium at the ISU World Speed Skating Championships in Heerenveen on Saturday, brining home silver and bronze medals, respectively. Canada’s World Championship medal tally now stands at five with one final day of competition remaining.

Laurent Dubreuil Crowned 500m World Champion in Heerenveen

Dubreuil brings home gold; Canada also wins a pair of silver medals in the Team Pursuit

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS – Canadian sprinter Laurent Dubreuil was crowned 500m world champion on Friday, etching his name into the record books with a historic gold medal performance at the ISU World Speed Skating Championships in Heerenveen.

Career-Best Results for Isabelle Weidemann and Valérie Maltais at World Championships

Weidemann and Maltais finish fifth and eighth in women’s 3000m; Jordan Belchos 10th in men’s 5000m

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS – Canadian long track skaters Isabelle Weidemann and Valérie Maltais earned career-best results in the women's 3000m to kick off the ISU World Speed Skating Championships in Heerenveen, the Netherlands.

Laurent Dubreuil Caps Off World Cup in Heerenveen with a Pair of Bronze Medals

Dubreuil wins bronze in the men’s 500m and 1000m; Isabelle Weidemann finishes sixth in the women’s 3000m

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS – Canadian sprinter Laurent Dubreuil reached the podium twice on the final day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Heerenveen, brining home bronze in both the men’s 500m and 1000m. His performance capped off a successful weekend for the Canadian team, which earned six medals at the event – one gold, three silver and two bronze.  

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