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Lévis welcomes 120 young skaters from Eastern Canada for the 2018 Canada East Short Track Championships

Lévis, March 29, 2018 – The Centre Bruno-Verret of Lévis, QC, will play host to 120 young skaters, March 31-April 1, during the 2018 Canada East Short Track Championships.

The best skaters from New Brunswick, Ontario, Prince Edward Island and from the host province, Québec, in the “Training to Train” stage of development in the 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 year old categories, will take part in the competition, the final one of the season at the national level. It will be hosted by the Club de patinage de vitesse de Lévis, on behalf of Speed Skating Canada.

Laval and Place Bell to host their first ever national short track speed skating competition

The Canadian Senior Selections #2 will be held this weekend, March 23-25

Laval, March 21, 2018 – Laval and Place Bell will play host for the very first time to a national short track speed skating competition this weekend, March 23-25, with the presentation of the Canadian Senior Selections #2.
 

103 Short Track speed skaters in Calgary for the 2018 Canadian Junior Short Track Selections #2

Calgary, March 20, 2018 – The Winsport’s Arena in Calgary will host Speed Skating Canada’s 2018 National Junior Short Track Selections #2, March 21-24.

Overall, 103 junior speed skaters will aim to improve their national ranking in this competition, which is being hosted by Calgary’s Olympic Oval.

The event will be webcasted through the Olympic Oval’s YouTube page at:
https://www.youtube.com/theolympicoval. 

Here is the approximate competition schedule (local time):
Wednesday, March 21

Ivanie Blondin earns bronze in mass start overall classification at 2018 ISU World Cup Final

Alex Boisvert-Lacroix 6th in 500m overall World Cup Classification

Minsk, Belarus, March 18, 2018 – Ivanie Blondin captured silver in the final mass start of the season, Sunday, bolstering her overall World Cup ranking to bronze in that event on the last day of the 2018 ISU World Cup Final in Minsk, Belarus.

Charles Hamelin crowned World Champion

Marianne St-Gelais ends her career on a good note by winning bronze with women's relay

Montreal, March 18, 2018 – 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.