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Canada’s Short Track Team Resumes World Cup Season in Kazakhstan

Kim Boutin, triple medalist from the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics, will make her international season debut in Almaty

ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN – After nearly a month of training, Canada’s short track team is set to return to competition this weekend in Almaty, Kazakhstan for the ISU World Cup Short Track #3. The event runs from December 7-9 at the Halyk Arena and will mark the first time that Kazakhstan will host a World Cup stage in short track.

Canadians Earn 17 Medals at ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating in Poland

All six athletes find the podium for 7 gold, 5 silver and 5 bronze

TOMASZÓW, MAZOWIECKI, POLAND - It was a hugely successful weekend for the Canadian long track team at the ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating in Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland, where six athletes captured an impressive seventeen medals in the neo-senior competition. 

Isabelle Weidemann earns first Canadian gold of the long track speed skating season

Canada also captures bronze in ladies’ and men’s team sprint events at World Cup

Isabelle Weidemann earned the first individual World Cup medal of her senior career in Tomakomai, Japan on Sunday, a gold in the ladies’ 3000m. Six of her teammates – Ivanie Blondin, Heather McLean, Kaylin Irvine, Laurent Dubreuil, Christopher Fiola and Antoine Gélinas-Beaulieu – also found the podium at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating #2, earning bronze medals for Canada in the ladies’ and men’s team sprint events.

Bronze for Blondin in Second Mass Start Event of World Cup Season

Belchos also earns top ten finish in Tomakomai mass start finals

TOMAKOMAI, JAPAN – Ivanie Blondin skated her way to a bronze medal in the ladies’ mass start final at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating #2 in Tomakomai, Japan on Saturday. It was the Ottawa, Ont. native’s second podium finish of the event, after capturing silver in the team pursuit on the opening day of competition.

Canada Wins Silver in Ladies' Team Pursuit on Opening Day in Tomakomai

TOMAKOMAI, JAPAN – Canada captured the silver medal in the ladies’ team pursuit at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating #2 in Tomakomai, Japan on Friday. It was a welcome improvement for Ottawa’s Ivanie Blondin and Isabelle Weidemann, along with Keri Morrison of Burlington, Ont., who finished just off the podium last weekend in Obihiro.

Canada’s Long Track Skaters in World Cup Action in Japan and Poland This Weekend

Senior team aims to build on early successes in Tomakomai while Canadian neo-seniors skate in Tomaszów Mazowiecki

TOMAKOMAI, JAPAN – For the first time in a decade, the Canadian long track speed skating team will compete on outdoor ice during a World Cup, as they make their second stop on this season’s circuit in Tomakomai, Japan. The competition runs from November 23-25 and will see eleven Canadian skaters in action, looking to build on the one medal and eleven top 10 results they earned last weekend.

Canada Wins Bronze in Men’s Team Sprint on Final Day of World Cup in Obihiro

Blondin finishes fourth in ladies 3000m; Dubreuil, Weidemann and Gélinas-Beaulieu also earn top 10 results

OBIHIRO, JAPAN – The Canadian long track team earned its first medal of the World Cup season, a bronze in the men’s team sprint event, on the final day of competition at the 2018 ISU World Cup Speed Skating #1 in Obihiro, Japan. Four athletes also skated to top 10 results in individual distances.

Blondin, Dubreuil and Weidemann Earn Top 10 Finishes at World Cup in Obihiro

Blondin finishes fifth in ladies mass start and seventh in 1500m; Dubreuil with second consecutive top 10 result in 500m

OBIHIRO, JAPAN – Ivanie Blondin led the way with a pair of top 10 finishes – fifth in the ladies mass start and seventh in the ladies 1500m – on the second day of competition at the 2018 ISU World Cup Speed Skating #1 in Obihiro, Japan. Laurent Dubreuil and Isabelle Weidemann also earned top 10 results.

Dubreuil Top Canadian on Opening Day of World Cup in Obihiro

Dubreuil opens season with 5th place finish in 500m; Ladies Team Pursuit earns 4th place result

OBIHIRO, JAPAN – Laurent Dubreuil opened the World Cup season with a fifth place finish in the men’s 500m at the 2018 ISU World Cup Speed Skating #1 in Obihiro, Japan. Canada also fell just short of the podium in the team pursuit races, with the ladies finishing fourth and the men fifth.

Canada’s Long Track Skaters Start ISU World Cup Season in Obihiro

Eleven experienced skaters looking for early season success in Japan

OBIHIRO, JAPAN – The Canadian long track speed skating team is set to begin their international season this weekend at the 2018 ISU World Cup Speed Skating #1 in Obihiro, Japan. The first competition of this year’s World Cup circuit runs from November 16-18 at the Meiji Hokkaido-Tokachi Oval.

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