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Canada Announces Junior Short Track Team for ISU World Championships in Montreal

Courtney Sarault leads group of young Canadian skaters that will compete on home ice

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Speed Skating Canada is proud to announce the short track skaters nominated to represent Canada at the upcoming 2019 ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships, which will take place at the Maurice Richard Arena in Montreal, Quebec from January 25-27.

Long Track Skaters in Calgary for Canadian Junior Championships, World Single Distance Skate-Off

Junior skaters looking for berth on national team for World Junior Championships; seniors battling for World Single Distance Championship spots

CALGARY, ALBERTA – Calgary is set to host the country’s top junior and senior long track skaters this weekend thanks to a trio of national competitions taking place at the Olympic Oval. The 2019 Canadian Junior Long Track Championships presented by Intact Insurance, along with Canada Cup 2 and a senior national team skate-off for World Single Distance Championship spots, are all slated for January 4-6.

New faces find top of podium at the Canadian Junior Short Track Championships

Results set the stage for naming of World Junior Championships team for competition in Montreal

CALGARY, ALBERTA - Claudia Heeney of Ontario and Nicolas Perreault of Quebec were crowned Canadian Junior Short Track Champions at the Olympic Oval in Calgary on Sunday. Each skater earned the most points among their respective fields of 32 skaters to capture the titles at the national competition, which was presented by Intact Insurance.

Weidemann Reaches 3000m Podium at World Cup in the Netherlands

Weidemann wins third individual medal of World Cup season with silver in Heerenveen

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS – Isabelle Weidemann won a silver medal in the ladies 3000m at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Heerenveen, Netherlands on Sunday. It was her third individual medal of the season, having previously captured gold in the 3000m and silver in the 5000m.

Junio Earns Top 10 Result in Heerenveen; Blondin Disqualified from Mass Start

Boisvert-Lacroix earns top 500m spot in Division B grouping

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS – Gilmore Junio was the top Canadian skater on the second day of competition at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Heerenveen, Netherlands, earning a tenth-place finish in the men’s 500m. Ivanie Blondin was disqualified from the ladies mass start, despite putting forth a result that would have also earned her a top 10 spot.

Up-and-Coming Speed Skaters in Calgary for Canadian Junior Short Track Championships

Athletes racing for a spot in January’s World Junior Championships on home ice in Montreal

CALGARY, ALBERTA – Sixty-four of Canada’s top junior short track speed skaters are in action at the Calgary Olympic Oval this weekend for the 2018 Canadian Junior Short Track Championships, presented by Intact Insurance.

Canada’s Long Track Team Continues World Cup Season in Heerenveen

World Cup stop in the Netherlands marks final competition before the New Year

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS – The Canadian long track team is in Heerenveen, Netherlands this weekend for the fourth stop of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating circuit of the season, which runs from December 14-16. They will look to add to the eight medals they have already won this season in this last competition of the calendar year.

 

Weidemann Wins Silver in Ladies 5000m at World Cup in Tomaszów Mazowiecki

Maltais and Fish both earn top 3 results in Division B races

TOMASZÓW, MAZOWIECKI, POLAND – Isabelle Weidemann captured the silver medal in the ladies’ 5000m on the final day of races at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland. It was her second individual podium of the season, adding to the 3000m gold medal she earned two weeks ago in Tomakomai, Japan.

Five Medals for Canada on Final Day of Short Track World Cup in Almaty

Samuel Girard and mixed relay team capture gold; men’s relay skates to silver; ladies relay and Kim Boutin earn bronze

ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN - Samuel Girard of Ferland-et-Boilleau, Que. was golden in Kazakhstan on Sunday, earning his first international medal of the 2018-19 season at the ISU World Cup Short Track. His time of 40.661 in the men’s 500m was good enough for first place, a position he held from start to finish.

McLean, Dubreuil and Gélinas-Beaulieu Earn Top 10 Finishes at World Cup in Poland

Four different skaters also earn top 3 results in Division B races

TOMASZÓW, MAZOWIECKI, POLAND – A trio of Canadian long track skaters – Heather McLean, Laurent Dubreuil and Antoine Gélinas-Beaulieu - earned top 10 finishes in their respective distances during the second day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating #3 races in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland.

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