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Speed Skating Canada announces team for March 7-9 Inzell World Cup

As per HPC Bulletin #167 Long Track, the High Performance Committee Long Track (HPC-LT) has selected from those athletes who have qualified in a quota position for the Inzell World Cup from the original selection competition, the Canadian Single Distance Championships.

Canada’s Denny Morrison Wins Silver in Men’s Speed Skating

SOCHI, RUSSIA – Canada’s Denny Morrison has made good on teammate Gilmore Junio’s offer to replace him in the men’s 1000m race. Morrison, now a three-time Olympic medallist captured a silver medal in the Long Track Speed Skating men’s 1000M event in Sochi.
 
“What a fantastic story this has turned out to be. Once more Canada celebrates Olympic medal glory for Denny Morrison,” said Marcel Aubut, President, Canadian Olympic Committee.
Denny Morrison Wins Silver, Sochi Feb. 2014

Junio opts out of 1000m; Morrison to skate Wednesday

Sochi, Russia, Feb. 11, 2014 – In an act of selflessness and true Olympic spirit, Gilmore Junio of Calgary has elected to opt out from racing in the 1000m event tomorrow at the Adler Arena. Denny Morrison, who was the first alternate in the distance, will compete in his place.

Sochi, Russia, Feb. 11, 2014 – Gilmore Junio

Canada's Charles Hamelin Wins Gold in Sochi

SOCHI, RUSSIA – Canada has won its second gold medal at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Hamelin beat out skaters from China and Russia to finish atop of the medal podium in the men's 1500m Short Track Speed Skating event.

Canada's Charles Hamelin Wins Gold in Sochi

Weidemann, Dubreuil repeat as Canadian Junior Long Track Champions

Headline nominees for Canada’s 2014 world junior team at Bjugn, Norway in March

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Isabelle Weidemann of Ottawa and Daniel Dubreuil of Lévis, Que., have repeated as Canadian Junior Long Track Speed Skating Champions. The pair won the overall titles at the Canadian championships Jan. 24-25 at the outdoor Clarence Downey Oval in Saskatoon.

Canada’s Long Track Speed Skating Athletes Nominated to Canadian Olympic Team

Nine women and eight men are added to Canada’s Olympic Team in Sochi

CALGARY– Speed Skating Canada announced today the 17 long track speed skaters who are formally nominated onto the Canadian Olympic Speed Skating Team for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

Canadian Junior Short Track Championships in Montreal Namasthée Harris-Gauthier and Alexander Fathoullin crowned champions!

Montreal’s Namasthée Harris-Gauthier and Alberta’s Alexander Sacha Fathoullin captured the 2014 Canadian Junior Short Track Championships today after three days of fast-paced competition on the weekend at Montreal’s Maurice Richard Arena.

Dutton confident after seventh place showing at Essent ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships

Humboldt, Sask., skater among three Canadian men in top 10

William Dutton makes his final preparations for the Winter Olympic Games with continued optimism after a strong showing at the Essent ISU World Sprint Championships. Dutton placed seventh overall in the final event before the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics begin on Feb. 7.

The Humboldt, Sask., native sat third after placing fifth and fourth in the opening 500m and 1000m races respectively on Saturday but slipped to 11th in the 500m (35.69 seconds) and eighth in 1000m (1:10.78) on Sunday.

Canadian Junior Short Track Championships in Montreal

Two new Quebec skaters win gold in the 500m

Sherbrooker Kim Boutin and Sébastien Gagnon, of Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines, won the 500m event at the 2014 Canadian Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships at the Maurice Richard Arena in Montreal.

Dutton third after Day 1 at 2014 Essent ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships

Humboldt, Sask., skater fourth in 1000m and fifth in 500m on Saturday -

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