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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.

Canadian Short Track Speed Skating Provisional Olympic Team in the Netherlands for the second ISU World Cup of the season

Dordrecht, Netherlands, October 3, 207 – Following four medals in Budapest last weekend, the Canadian Short Track Speed Skating Provisional Olympic Team is in Dordrecht, Netherlands, this weekend for the second ISU World Cup of the season which will be held Thursday to Sunday, October 5-8.

Canada adds three medals, including gold in the men's relay, to conclude the ISU World Cup Short Track stage in Hungary

Kim Boutin earns her second individual silver medal of the weekend and silver in the women's relay
 
Budapest, Hungary, October 1st, 2017 – The Canadian men's relay team came through with an incredible comeback to win its first gold medal since November 2015, while Kim Boutin earned two more silver medals, one in the 1000m and another in the women's relay, Sunday, on the last day of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating stage held in Budapest, Hungary.
 

Kim Boutin earns silver in the 1500m at the ISU World Cup Short Track in Hungary

Budapest, Hungary, September 30, 2017 – Kim Boutin from Sherbrooke, QC, won Canada's first medal of the Olympic season in short track speed skating, Saturday, as she earned silver in the 1500m at the ISU World Cup slated to take place until Sunday in Budapest, Hungary. For her part, Marianne St-Gelais from Saint-Félicien, QC, finished fourth in the 500m.
 

Canada earns a total of 17 qualification spots for the final rounds of the ISU World Cup Short Track in Hungary

Budapest, Hungary, September 29, 2017 – Canada's short track speed skating team earned seven spots in the final rounds of the 1000m and relay events, Friday, on the second day of qualifying at the ISU World Cup, for a grand total of 17 spots in the final rounds of the four events scheduled to take place on Saturday and Sunday at the stage held in Budapest, Hungary.
 

Canada qualifies 10 spots out of 12 for Saturday's final rounds at the ISU Short Track World Cup in Hungary

Budapest, September 28, 2017 – Canada's short track speed skating team qualified 10 spots out of a total of 12 for the final rounds of the 500m and 1500m events during the first day of qualifying at the ISU World Cup slated to take place until Sunday in Budapest, Hungary.
 

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