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Ladies Team Pursuit Earns Silver Medal and Overall World Cup Victory

Laurent Dubreuil and Ted-Jan Bloemen skate to fourth-place finishes

NAGANO, JAPAN – Ivanie Blondin, Isabelle Weidemann and Valérie Maltais stepped onto the podium for the third straight Team Pursuit on the World Cup Speed Skating circuit, capturing the silver medal in Nagano on Sunday. The medal also secured the Canadian team a first-place overall ranking in the World Cup standings for the event.

Ivanie Blondin Wins Fifth Consecutive Gold Medal at World Cup Speed Skating

 

Isabelle Weidemann also on the 3000m podium; Men’s Team Pursuit takes home bronze

NAGANO, JAPAN - Ivanie Blondin has proven unbeatable over five races on the World Cup Speed Skating circuit, winning the gold medal in each event that she has contested during the last two competitions. In an unparalleled display of consistency, all five wins have come in different disciplines - the 5000m, 1500m, Team Pursuit, Mass Start and, after Saturday’s races in Nagano, the 3000m.

Ivanie Blondin and Jordan Belchos Earn Historic Mass Start Golds at World Cup

Canadian men also find the podium with Team Sprint bronze

NAGANO, JAPAN – Both Ivanie Blondin and Jordan Belchos were victorious in the Mass Start at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Nagano, Japan on Friday. It’s the first-ever gold for a Canadian man in the event and the first time the men’s and ladies’ Mass Start podiums have both featured a Canadian at the same competition.

Canada Names Short Track Team for World Junior Championships, Youth Olympic Games

Florence Brunelle and Félix Pigeon will be first-ever Canadians to skate at the Youth Olympic Games

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Speed Skating Canada and the Canadian Olympic Committee are proud to announce the short track skaters nominated to represent Canada at the upcoming 2020 ISU World Junior Short Track Championships in Bormio, Italy and the Youth Olympic Winter Games Lausanne 2020 in Switzerland.

Mathieu Bernier and Connor Howe Named Recipients of Peter Williamson Memorial Bursary

Each student-athlete will receive a $1,500 bursary to support their educational pursuits

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Speed Skating Canada is proud to announce that national team short track skater Mathieu Bernier and NextGen long track skater Connor Howe were selected as this year’s recipients of the Peter Williamson Memorial Bursary, an annual award given to promising skaters who best combine athletic and scholastic achievements.

Ivanie Blondin Adds Two More Gold Medals to World Cup Tally

 

Men’s Team Pursuit also on the podium with a silver medal

Canadian Women’s Relay Team Wins Gold at World Cup in Shanghai

Steven Dubois and Kim Boutin earn bronze medals on final day of races

SHANGHAI, CHINA – The Canadian women’s short track relay team captured the elusive gold medal they’ve been working toward for several years during on the final day of ISU World Cup action in Shanghai. Steven Dubois and Kim Boutin both earned bronze medals as well, reaching the podium in the 500m and 1000m, respectively.

Graeme Fish Outlasts the Field for 10,000m World Cup Bronze

NUR-SULTAN, KAZAKHSTAN – Graeme Fish earned the first individual World Cup medal of his career on Saturday, skating to bronze in the longest distance contested at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating, the gruelling 10,000m. His time of 13:04.255 was less than five seconds off the fastest pace of the day at the Alau Ice Palace in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

Capturing the gold medal on his birthday was Patrick Roest of the Netherlands, who has been victorious in all three long-distance events so far this season. Russian skater Danila Semerikov rounded out the podium in silver medal position.

Boutin Wins Gold, Sarault Races to Bronze at World Cup in Shanghai

Dubois and Dion fall just short of podium in men’s 1500m

SHANGHAI, CHINA – Kim Boutin remains undefeated in the 500m this season after winning her fourth gold medal in the distance at the World Cup in Shanghai on Saturday. Courtney Sarault also reached the podium for Canada, winning bronze in the 1500m.

Ivanie Blondin and Isabelle Weidemann Earn Double Podium for Canada at World Cup Speed Skating

 

Alex Boisvert-Lacroix also captures elusive medal in the 500m

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