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Long Track Olympic season starts this weekend with the Fall World Cups Selections

Calgary, October 16, 2017 – The road to PyeongChang will start this week for Canadian long track speed skaters as they will take part in the Fall World Cups Selections, October 19-22, at Calgary’s Olympic Oval.
 
This competition will take place in order to select the Canadian representatives who will compete at the first four ISU World Cup Long Track stages of the 2017-2018 season: in Heerenveen, the Netherlands (November 10-12), Stavanger, Norway (November 17-19), Calgary (December 1-3), and Salt Lake City, U.S.A., December (8-10).
 

Canada remains undefeated in men's relay this season on the ISU World Cup Short Track circuit

Dordrecht, Netherlands, October 8, 2017 – The Canadian men's relay team won its second consecutive gold medal on the World Cup circuit while Samuel Girard earned his second individual medal of the weekend – silver in the men's 1000m – and the women's relay came up with bronze, Sunday, on the last day of the ISU World Cup held in Dordrecht, Netherlands.
 
With these three medals, which come on the heels of the five individual medals won on Saturday, Canada's provisional Olympic team therefore left Dordrecht with a tally of eight medals.
 

Canada wins five medals, including two gold, at ISU World Cup Short Track stage in the Netherlands

Dordrecht, Netherlands, October 7, 2017 – Canada won five medals, Saturday, at the ISU World Cup Short Track stage to be held until Sunday in Dordrecht, Netherlands. Marianne St-Gelais and Samuel Girard each won gold and Kim Boutin came up with silver in the 500m, while Valérie Maltais earned silver and Charles Hamelin, bronze, in the 1500m event.
 

Canada has a perfect day in qualifying at ISU World Cup Short Track in the Netherlands

Dordrecht, Netherlands, October 6, 2017 – Members of Canada's short track speed skating team who were in action on Friday, on the second and last day of qualifying, all earned spots in the final rounds of the 1000m and relay events at the ISU World Cup held until Sunday in Dordrecht, Netherlands.

Including the results from Thursday's qualification rounds in the 500m and 1500m events, Canada has therefore clinched 19 spots out of a possible 20 for the final rounds of the four events scheduled this weekend.

A nearly perfect first day of qualification for Canada at the ISU World Cup Short Track stage in the Netherlands

Dordrecht, Netherlands, October 5, 2017 – Canada's short track speed skating team qualified 11 spots out of a possible 12 for the final rounds of the 500m and 1500m events on the first day of qualifying at the ISU World Cup stage held until Sunday in Dordrecht, Netherlands.