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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.

Charles Hamelin crowned 1500m World Champion and Kim Boutin collects bronze at the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Montreal

Jamie Macdonald comes up with 4th place in the women's 500m at her first World Championships

Montreal, March 17, 2018 – Charles Hamelin was crowned World Champion in the men's 1500m while Kim Boutin earned a bronze medal in that distance on the women's side, Saturday, at the ISU World Championships that took place until Sunday at Maurice-Richard Arena in Montreal.

Ted-Jan Bloemen crowned World Cup Champion in 5000m/10,000m and Ivanie Blondin finishes second overall in 3000m/5000m at the 2018 ISU World Cup Final

Alex Boisvert-Lacroix skates to eighth place in first of two 500m events slated this weekend

Minsk, Belarus, March 17, 2018 – Ted-Jan Bloemen was crowned 2017-2018 World Cup Champion in the 5000m/10,000m category while Ivanie Blondin came up with silver in overall standings of the 3000m/5000m category, Saturday, at the 2018 ISU World Cup Final which is underway until Sunday in Minsk, Belarus.

Kim Boutin, Samuel Girard and Charles Hamelin have a perfect day in qualifying to kick off the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Montreal

Marianne St-Gelais, Jamie Macdonald each earn a spot in the final rounds of two events

Montreal, March 16, 2018 – Kim Boutin, Samuel Girard and Charles Hamelin all had a perfect day in qualifying, Friday, at the ISU World Short Track Championships held until Sunday at Maurice-Richard Arena in Montreal, as they earned spots in the final rounds of each of the three individual events in which they were competing. Marianne St-Gelais and Jamie MacDonald, for their part, qualified in two of the three distances.

Abbotsford, B.C., welcomes 120 young skaters from Western Canada for the 2018 Canada West Short Track Championships

Abbotsford, March 15, 2018 – The Abbotsford Centre in Abbotsford, B.C., will welcome 120 young skaters, March 17-18, for the 2018 Canada West Short Track Championships.

The best skaters from Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and from the host province, British Columbia, 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 Mission Racers Speed Skating Club, on behalf of Speed Skating Canada.

Three Canadians in contention for overall titles at the ISU World Cup Final in Belarus

Blondin, Bloemen and Boisvert-Lacroix to skate at the competition held this weekend in Minsk

Minsk, Belarus, March 15, 2018 – Canada will be represented by three long track speed skaters at the ISU World Cup Final to be held March 17-18 in Minsk, Belarus. All three competitors are in contention for 2017-2018 World Cup season titles, with Ivanie Blondin, in the 3000m/5000m, and Ted-Jan Bloemen, in the 5000m/10,000m, currently sitting in first place overall in World Cup ranking in their respective event, and Alex Boisvert-Lacroix in second place in the 500m.

Some Canadian skaters set to continue to grow, others to compete for one last time at ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Montreal

Montreal, March 14, 2018 – After earning five medals at the Olympic Games held in PyeongChang, South Korea, the Canadian short track speed skating team is looking to repeat its performances, this time at home, at the ISU World Championships set to take place March 16-18 at Maurice Richard Arena in Montreal.
 

Montreal to celebrate short track speed skating

The 2018 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships will take place March 16-18 at Maurice-Richard Arena
 
Montreal, March 14, 2018 – A few weeks after battling it out at the Olympic Games in PyeongChang, the top short track speed skaters in the world will now compete in Montreal for the ISU World Championships which is set to take place March 16-18 at Maurice Richard Arena.
 

Béatrice Lamarche and David La Rue crowned 2018 World Junior Champions in mass start

Salt Lake City, United States, March 11, 2018 – Canada finished off the 2018 ISU World Junior Long Track Championships with two gold medals on Sunday, as Béatrice Lamarche from Quebec City, QC, on the women's side, and David La Rue from Saint-Lambert, QC, in the men's event, were crowned 2018 World Junior Champions in the mass start races held in Salt Lake City, United States.
 
On the women's side, Béatrice Lamarche, who won bronze in the mass start events in 2016 in Changchun, China, and in 2017 in Helsinki, Finland, crossed the finish line in first place.

Canadian long track speed skaters finish 16th, 17th and 18th at 2018 ISU World Allround Championships

Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 11, 2018 – Ted-Jan Bloemen from Calgary, AB, Denny Morrison from Fort St. John, B.C., and Antoine Gélinas-Beaulieu from Sherbrooke, QC, respectively finished 16th, 17th and 18th at the 2018 ISU World Allround Championships that ended on Sunday in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
 
In the men's 1500m race held on Sunday, Bloemen was the top Canadian with a sixth-place finish (1:51.22). Morrison was 11th (1:52.09) while Gélinas-Beaulieu was 19th (1:53.76).
 

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