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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.

Alyson Charles reaches top of the 1000m (2) podium in Salt Lake City

Golden performance comes on heels of three bronze medals in Calgary

SALT LAKE CITY, USA – Alyson Charles of Montreal, QC added to her ISU World Cup Short Track medal haul on Sunday, bringing home her first career gold in the ladies 1000m (2) event in Salt Lake City. She found the top of the podium after skating through the morning repechage rounds, earning first-place performances in all five of her races in the distance on Sunday.

Steven Dubois wins first individual World Cup medal in Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY, USA – Steven Dubois found the top three in the men’s 1500m event at the 2018 ISU World Cup Short Track in Salt Lake City on Saturday. Dubois, of Lachenaie, QC, skated a time of 2:13.424 en route to a bronze medal, the first individual World Cup podium finish of his career.

Fast Ice Awaits Canada’s Short Track Team at World Cup in Salt Lake City

Danaé Blais will make her World Cup debut, joining a team that captured four medals and broke three Canadian records last weekend in Calgary 

SALT LAKE CITY, USA – Canada’s short track skaters have left the comforts of home and are ready to hit the ice tomorrow in Salt Lake City, Utah for the 2018 ISU World Cup Short Track #2. The event runs from November 9-11 at the Utah Olympic Oval. 

Canada Names Long Track Team for ISU World Cup Circuit

Eleven skaters, including eight Olympians, kick-off the season next weekend in Japan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Speed Skating Canada is pleased to announce the long track skaters nominated to represent Canada at this season’s ISU World Cups. A total of 11 skaters will travel to Japan later this month and compete in Obihiro from November 16-18 and in Tomakoma November 23-25. They will be joined by five additional skaters in December for events in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland and Heerenveen, Netherlands.

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