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Canada will send a total of 19 athletes to the 2016 ISU Long Track World Single Distance Championships to be held this weekend, February 11-14, in Kolomna, Russia.

The Canadian Short Track Speed Skating team is in Dordrecht, Netherlands, this weekend, February 12-14, for the sixth and last World Cup of the season and, with 39 medals so far, will aim to surpass the mark of 40 for the first time since the 2010-2011 season.

Intact Insurance Company, Speed Skating Canada’s major sponsor, announced today that the Cambridge Bay (Cambridge Bay, NT), Les Satellites d’Alma (Alma, QC), Linaria (Westlock, AB), Mission Racers (Mission, B.C.), Sudbury Sprinters (Sudbury, ON), and Saint-Constant Speed Skating Clubs were each awarded a $1,000 bursary as part of the 2015-2016 Podium Tracker program.

Tamara Oudenaarden of St. Albert, AB, and François Déry of Lévis, QC, who have been part of the Long Track Speed Skating National teams, recently announced their retirement from competition.

More than 145 young long track speed skaters from across the country will be in action Saturday and Sunday, February 6-7, at the Gaétan Boucher Oval in Quebec City (930, Roland-Beaudin Avenue) for the Canadian Age Class Long Track Championships.

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2016/02/10
DORDRECHT, February 10, 2016 – The Canadian Short Track Speed Skating team is in Dordrecht, Netherlands, this weekend, February 12-14, for the sixth and last World Cup of the season and, with 39 medals so far, will aim to surpass the mark of 40 for the first time since the 2010-2011 season.The...

Athletes in the Spotlight

Long Track

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

Short Track

Hometown: Rivière-du-loup, Que.
Track type: Short
Training centre: Maurice Richard Arena, Montreal

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City: Saint John
Province: New Brunswick
Contact: Sheryl Crowley (Communications)