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Dubreuil Top Canadian on Opening Day of World Cup in Obihiro

Dubreuil opens season with 5th place finish in 500m; Ladies Team Pursuit falls short of podium with 4th place result

OBIHIRO, JAPAN – Laurent Dubreuil opened the World Cup season with a fifth place finish in the men’s 500m at the 2018 ISU World Cup Speed Skating #1 in Obihiro, Japan. Canada also fell just short of the podium in the team pursuit races, with the ladies finishing fourth and the men fifth.

Canada’s Long Track Skaters Start ISU World Cup Season in Obihiro

Eleven experienced skaters looking for early season success in Japan

OBIHIRO, JAPAN – The Canadian long track speed skating team is set to begin their international season this weekend at the 2018 ISU World Cup Speed Skating #1 in Obihiro, Japan. The first competition of this year’s World Cup circuit runs from November 16-18 at the Meiji Hokkaido-Tokachi Oval.

Alyson Charles reaches top of the 1000m (2) podium in Salt Lake City

Golden performance comes on heels of three bronze medals in Calgary

SALT LAKE CITY, USA – Alyson Charles of Montreal, QC added to her ISU World Cup Short Track medal haul on Sunday, bringing home her first career gold in the ladies 1000m (2) event in Salt Lake City. She found the top of the podium after skating through the morning repechage rounds, earning first-place performances in all five of her races in the distance on Sunday.

Steven Dubois wins first individual World Cup medal in Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY, USA – Steven Dubois found the top three in the men’s 1500m event at the 2018 ISU World Cup Short Track in Salt Lake City on Saturday. Dubois, of Lachenaie, QC, skated a time of 2:13.424 en route to a bronze medal, the first individual World Cup podium finish of his career.

Fast Ice Awaits Canada’s Short Track Team at World Cup in Salt Lake City

Danaé Blais will make her World Cup debut, joining a team that captured four medals and broke three Canadian records last weekend in Calgary 

SALT LAKE CITY, USA – Canada’s short track skaters have left the comforts of home and are ready to hit the ice tomorrow in Salt Lake City, Utah for the 2018 ISU World Cup Short Track #2. The event runs from November 9-11 at the Utah Olympic Oval. 

Canada Names Long Track Team for ISU World Cup Circuit

Eleven skaters, including eight Olympians, kick-off the season next weekend in Japan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Speed Skating Canada is pleased to announce the long track skaters nominated to represent Canada at this season’s ISU World Cups. A total of 11 skaters will travel to Japan later this month and compete in Obihiro from November 16-18 and in Tomakoma November 23-25. They will be joined by five additional skaters in December for events in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland and Heerenveen, Netherlands.

Alyson Charles Wins Second Straight 500m Bronze, Relay Teams Set New Canadian Records

Charles wins second bronze in the 500m; Ladies Relay sets new Canadian record in bronze medal performance 

CALGARY, ALBERTA – Alyson Charles won a second consecutive 500m bronze medal on Sunday at the 2018 ISU World Cup Short Track in Calgary, while the Canadian ladies relay team established a new Canadian record, a performance that also earned them bronze. The men’s relay team also set a Canadian new record, but finished fourth overall.

Courtney Sarault and Alyson Charles Find Podium in World Cup Debut

Sarault claims silver in the 1500m; Charles takes home bronze in the 500m 

CALGARY, ALBERTA – Courtney Sarault and Alyson Charles both found the podium at the 2018 ISU World Cup Short Track in Calgary on Saturday, the first World Cup of their respective careers. Sarault claimed silver after a photo finish in the Ladies 1500m, while Charles avoided a wipe out on the final lap to earn bronze in the Ladies 500m(1).

Dubois Breaks Canadian 500m Record on Opening Day of the ISU World Cup Short Track in Calgary

Canada advances to semis in World Cup debut of mixed gender relay

CALGARY, ALBERTA – History was made on the opening day of the 2018 ISU World Cup Short Track in Calgary, Alberta as Steven Dubois of Lachenaie, QC etched his name into the record books with a new Canadian record in the 500m. Canada also qualified for the semi-finals in the mixed gender relay, a discipline that made its World Cup debut on Friday at the Olympic Oval.

Calgary Set to Host ISU World Cup Short Track at Olympic Oval

Five Canadian women, along with Mixed Gender Relay, to make their World Cup debut

CALGARY, ALBERTA – Speed Skating Canada will welcome over 175 short track speed skaters from 27 different countries to Calgary, Alberta this weekend for the 2018 ISU World Cup Short Track #1, the first competition of the international season. The event runs from November 2-4 at the Olympic Oval.