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Kim Boutin Captures Silver Medal on Return to World Cup Circuit

Canadian men’s, ladies and mixed gender relay teams all advance to finals on Sunday

ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN – Kim Boutin returned to international competition with a podium finish in the ladies 1000m at the 2018 ISU World Cup Short Track in Kazakhstan on Saturday. Boutin skated a time of 1:28.974 to capture the silver medal, an identical result to her second-place finish in the distance during the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang earlier this year.

Canada Opens World Cup in Poland with Bronze Medal in Ladies Team Pursuit

Blondin, Weidemann and Morrison earn second ladies’ team pursuit medal of World Cup season

TOMASZÓW, MAZOWIECKI, POLAND – Canada won a bronze medal in the ladies’ team pursuit on the opening day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating #3 in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland. It was the second podium finish of the season in that event for Ivanie Blondin and Isabelle Weidemann of Ottawa, Ont. and Keri Morrison of Burlington, Ont., who brought home silver from the last World Cup stage in Tomakomai, Japan.

Canadian Long Track Skaters in Poland for Third World Cup of the Season

Valérie Maltais, three-time Olympian in short track, will make her debut on the long track World Cup circuit

TOMASZÓW, MAZOWIECKI, POLAND – Canada’s long track speed skating team is in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland this weekend for the third stop on this season’s World Cup circuit. Sixteen Canadian skaters will be in action from December 7-9 and will look to build on the six medals and thirteen top 10 results earned during the first two World Cup stages in Japan.

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.

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