Kirsti Lay

Person Type: 
Athlete
Track Type: 
Long
Date of Birth: 
April 7, 1988
Hometown: 
Medicine Hat, Alta.
Coach: 
Mark Wild
assisted by Xiuli Wang
Training Centre: 
The Olympic Oval, Calgary
Biography: 

Follow me on @LayK88

  • Lowered her personal best time considerably in the 3000m and 5000m once again during the 10-11 season
  • Lowered her personal best times considerably in the 1500m, 3000m and 5000m during the 09-10 season
  • Ranked 7th in Canada in the 1000m and 5th in the 1500m in 09-10
  • Won the 1500m at the Can/Am #1 and the North American Championships in 2007-08
  • Third overall at the 2007 Canadian Junior Championships, where she won silver in the 1000m and 1500m and bronze in the 3000m
  • Took part in three World Junior Championships (05, 06, 07)
  • Her first international competition was the 2005 World Junior Championships in Finland
Facts: 
  • Started speed skating at age 10
  • Has a black lab named Elle
  • Likes to go to her cabin, wakeboard, play basketball and spend time with her family
Results: 

2010-2011

World Cup #6 / Coupe du monde #6

1500m – 6 (B) 3000m – 8 (B) Pursuit - 5

World Cup #7 / Coupe du monde #7

1500m – 7 (B) 5000m – 13 (B)

World Cup Standings

1500m – 43 3000m/5000m – 44

Continental Qualifier / Qualification continentale

500m – 4 1500m – 4 3000m – 4 5000m – 5

Fall World Cup Selections / Sélections Coupes du monde d’automne

500m – 9 1000m – 8 1500m – 7 3000m – 6

Canada Cup #1 / Coupe Canada #1

500m – 7 1000m (1) – 4 1000m (2) – 1 1500m – 2 3000m – 2

Canadian Single Distance Championships / Championnat canadien par distances individuelles

500m (1) – 9 500m (2) – 9 1000m – 7 1500m – 5 3000m – 6

Canada Cup #4 / Coupe Canada #4

500m (1) – 12 1500m – 2 3000m – 1 5000m – 6

Canadian Rankings / Classements canadiens

500m – 18 1000m – 14 1500m – 5 3000m/5000m – 4

2009-2010

Fall World Cup Selection / Sélection Coupe du monde d’automne

1000m – 5 1500m – 8 3000m – 6 5000m – 5

Canadian Single Distance Championships / Championnat canadien par distances individuelles

1000m – 12 1500m – 7 3000m – 6

Canada Cup #1 / Coupe Canada #1

500m – 19 (1) 1000m – 11 (1) 1000m – 7 (2) 1500m – 1 3000m – 5

Canada Cup #2 / Coupe Canada #2

500m – 8 (1) 1000m – 1 (1) 1000m – 2 (2) 1500m – 1 3000m – 6

Canada Cup #3 / Coupe Canada #3

500m – 3 (1) 500m – 6 (2) 1000m – 2 (1) 1000m – 3 (2) 1500m – 1

Canadian Rankings / Classements canadiens

500m – 14 1000m – 7 1500m – 5 3000m – 11

2008-2009

FISU Games / Jeux FISU

1000m – 16 1500m – 10 3000m – 16 5000m – 15 Pursuit – 6

Continental Qualifer / Qualification continentale
500m – 8 1500m – 5 3000m – 6 5000m – 7

North American Championships / Championnat nord-américain

3000m – 4

CanAm Internationals
500m – 3 1000m – 1(1) 1000m – 2(2) 1500m – 1 3000m – 1 5000m – 2

Canadian Single Distance Championships / Championnat canadien par distances individuelles
1000m – 7 1500m – 7 3000m – 8 5000m – 8

Canada Cup #2 / Coupe Canada #2

500m – 7
Canada Cup #3 / Coupe Canada #3

1500m – 3

Canadian Rankings / Classements canadiens

500m – 26 1000m – 9 1500m – 7 3000m – 5 5000m – 8

2007-2008

North American Championships / Championnat Nord-Américain
500m - 4 (1) 500m - 2 (2) 1000m - 3 (1) 1000m - 3 (2) 1500m – 1
CanAm #1
500m - 11 (1) 500m - 10 (2) 1000m - 3 (1) 1000m - 1 (2) 1500m - 1 3000m – 3
Canadian Single Distance Championships / Championnat canadien par distances
500m - 12 (1) 500m - 11 (2) 1000m - 10 1500m - 7 3000m - 7 5000m - 8
Canada Cup #1 / Coupe Canada #1
500m - 8 (1) 500m - 7 (2) 1000m - 6 (1) 1000m - 3 (2) 1500m - 3
Canada Cup #2 / Coupe Canada #2
500m - 3 (1) 500m - 2 (2) 1000m - 2 (1) 1000m - 2 (2) 1500m - 2
Canada Cup #3 / Coupe Canada #3
500m - 4 (1) 500m - 4 (2) 1000m - 34 1500m – 1
Olympic Oval Invitational / Invitation Anneau olympique
500m - 18 (1) 500m - 12 (2) 1000m - 8 1500m - 6 3000m – 13
Canadian Ranking / Classement canadien
500m – 9 1000m – 8 1500m – 6 3000m - 18

2006-2007

World Junior Championships / Championnat du monde junior

500m – 25 1000m – 21 1500m – 45

Canadian Single Distance Championships / Championnat canadien par distances individuelles

500m – 12 1000m – 9 1500m – 11

Canadian Junior Championships / Championnat canadien junior

Overall/Au total – 3 500m – 5 1000m – 2 1500m – 2 3000m – 3

Canada Cup #1 / Coupe Canada #1

500m – 14 (1) 500m - 6 (2) 1000m – 9 (1) 1000m - 6 (2) 1500m – 4 3000m – 6

Olympic Oval Finale / Finale Anneau olympique

500m – 9 1000m – 5 1500m – 1

Can-Am

500m – 5 1000m – 2 1500m – 5 3000m – 7

Canadian Ranking / Classement canadien

500m – 11 1000m – 10 1500m – 10 3000m – 11

2005-2006

World Junior Championships / Championnat du monde junior

Overall/Au total – 24 500m – 20 1000m – 15 1500m – 25 3000m – 24

Canada Cup #2 / Coupe Canada #2

500m – 3 1000m – 3

Canada Cup #1 / Coupe Canada #1

500m – 6 1000m – 4 1500m – 4 3000m – 11

Canadian Single Distances Championships / Championnat canadien par distances individuelles

500m – 8 1000m – 14 1500m – 11 3000m – 9

Canadian Ranking / Classement canadien

500m – 8 1000m – 8 1500m – 7 3000m – 16

2004-2005

World Junior Championships / Championnat du monde junior

500m – 29 1000m – 29 1500m – 31

Canadian Junior Championships / Championnat canadien junior

Overall/Au total – 2 500m – 1 1000m – 2 1500m – 4 3000m – 6

Canadian Ranking / Classement canadien

500m – 11 1000m – 11 1500m – 14 3000m – 14

2003-2004

Canadian Ranking / Classement canadien

500m – 53 1000m – 38 3000m – 43

2002-2003

Canada Winter Games / Jeux d’hiver du Canada

1500m – 7

Canada Cup Rankings / Classement Coupe Canada

500m – 19 1000m – 16 1500m – 26 3000m – 21

Canadian Ranking / Classement canadien

Sprint – 22 Long – 29 500m – 32 1000m – 29 1500m – 40 3000m – 32