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Speed Skating Canada wishes to congratulate and applaud the Government of Canada, the Government of Québec and the City of Quebec for today’s announcement of their formal commitment to move forward with the construction of a new covered ice oval facility in Quebec City.

Kate Hanly of Calgary, AB, and Juliette Wheler of Saskatoon, SK, who have both competed internationally representing Canada in long track speed skating, have announced their retirement.

The best short track speed skaters in the world will be back at Calgary's Olympic Oval next season, November 4-6, 2016, for the first International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup stage of the season. It will be the first of two international competitions to be held next season at the Olympic Oval, where the ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships will also take place, February 25-26, 2017.

Speed Skating Canada is pleased to announce its 2016 annual award winners which were unveiled Saturday, June 18, at its Awards Reception held in Ottawa, Ontario, during its Annual General Meeting.

Canadian Long Track Speed Skater Ted-Jan Bloemen from Calgary, AB, received today the 2016 Oscar Mathisen Award given annually for the most outstanding speed skating performance of the season world-wide.

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2016/07/21
Calgary, July 21, 2016 - Kate Hanly of Calgary, AB, and Juliette Wheler of Saskatoon, SK, who have both competed internationally representing Canada in long track speed skating, have announced their retirement. Kate Hanly, 22, who received Speed Skating Canada’s Long Track Rising Star Award in 2013...

Athletes in the Spotlight

Long Track

Hometown: Whitby, ON
Track type: Long
Training centre: The Olympic Oval, Calgary

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Hometown: Oakville, Ont.
Track type: Short
Training centre: Maurice Richard Arena, Montreal

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City: Ponoka
Province: Alberta
Contact: Doug Spicer