Race info on Canada’s team at World Cup #2

Race information on Canada’s short track speed skating team at World Cup #2 in Montreal

– Speed Skating Canada’s short track team is in Montreal for the second Samsung ISU World Cup of the season from Friday, Oct. 26 to Sunday, Oct. 28. Listed below are the individual races each skater will take part in.

Qualification rounds are on Friday at 11:10 a.m. for both 500-metre races, the 1,000 metres, the 1,500 metres and relays. Saturday’s races will see the first 500-metre race, the 1,500-metre competitions and the men and women’s relay semi-finals. On Sunday, there will be the second 500-metre and 1,000-metre races, as well as the relay finals. For Saturday and Sunday, the repechage rounds start at 9 a.m. and quarterfinals and semifinals at 1:15 p.m.

Canada’s skaters will take part in the following races:
Marie-Ève Drolet of Laterrière, Que.: 1000, 1500
Jessica Gregg of Edmonton: 500 (1), 500 (2)
Jessica Hewitt of Kamloops, B.C.: 1000, 1500
Valérie Maltais of La Baie, Que.: 1000, 1500
Marianne St. Gelais of Saint-Félicien, Que.: 500 (1), 500 (2)
Caroline Truchon of Chicoutimi, Que.: 500 (1), 500 (2)

Guillaume Bastille of Rivière-du-Loup, Que.: 500 (2), 1500
Michael Gilday of Yellowknife: 500 (2), 1500
Charles Hamelin of Sainte-Julie, Que.: 500 (1), 1000
François Hamelin of Sainte-Julie, Que.: 500 (1), 1000
Olivier Jean of Lachenaie, Que.: 500 (1), 1000
Liam McFarlane of Medicine Hat, Alta.: 500 (2), 1500

CBC Sports broadcast schedule:
Saturday, Oct. 27: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET
Sunday, Oct. 28: 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET
Sunday, Oct. 28: 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. ET (tape delay)

The following is additional team information:

  • The team notes (PDF) document with updated schedules, bios and results.
  • Follow the Canadian team on Speed Skating Canada’s Twitter account, www.Twitter.com/SSC_PVC.
  • End of day news releases will be distributed to media and posted on SSC’s website and Twitter.
  • The results web site for the World Cup is: ISU Short Track.