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Richard MacLennan of Sault Ste. Marie, ON, has decided to retire from long track speed skating after competing for Canada internationally from 2009 to 2016 as part of the National Program.

Short track speed skater William Preudhomme from Toronto has announced his retirement.

Two-time Olympian Shannon Rempel from Winnipeg, MB, has decided to move on from speed skating after competing for Canada internationally for the past 18 years and winning a silver medal at the 2006 Olympic Games.

Speed Skating Canada is pleased to announce its 2018 annual award winners which were unveiled Friday, June 15, at its Awards Reception held in Calgary during its Annual General Meeting.

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Charles Hamelin became the first Canadian in 20 years to be crowned overall World Champion in short track speed skating and he also helped the men's relay earn the silver medal, while Marianne St-Gelais ended her career on a positive note by helping the women's relay collect the bronze medal, Sunday, on the last day of the 2018 ISU World Championships that were held at Maurice-Richard Arena in Montreal.

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2018/07/10
Calgary, July 10, 2018 – Richard MacLennan of Sault Ste. Marie, ON, has decided to retire from long track speed skating after competing for Canada internationally from 2009 to 2016 as part of the National Program.  MacLennan, 27, who is an inductee of the Sault Ste. Marie Sports Hall of Fame, has...

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