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Matej Pederson and Mégan Boudrias Crowned Canadian Junior Short Track Champions

Results set the stage for naming of Canada’s team for the World Junior Championships and Youth Olympic Games

CALGARY, ALBERTA – Alberta’s Matej Pederson and Quebec’s Mégan Boudrias were crowned Canadian Junior Short Track Champions at the Olympic Oval in Calgary on Sunday. Each skater earned the most points among their respective fields of 32 skaters to capture the titles at the national competition, which was presented by Intact Insurance.

Canadian Ladies Capture Three World Cup Short Track Medals on Final Day in Nagoya

 

Kim Boutin on top again in the 500m; Courtney Sarault and relay team win silver

World Cup Podium Streak Continues for Kim Boutin

NAGOYA, JAPAN – In five World Cup finals so far this season, Kim Boutin has stepped on the podium each time. On Saturday, Boutin took home the silver medal in the 1500m at the ISU World Cup Short Track in Nagoya to continue her medal-winning streak on the circuit.

Boutin controlled much of the final race, only relinquishing the lead of the pack to gold medalist Ji Yoo Kim of Korea with two laps remaining. The Sherbrooke, Que. native’s time of 2:30.663 put her ahead of Italy’s Arianna Fontana on the podium.

Speed Skating Canada and Descente Partner to Outfit National Teams

Between 1998 and 2010, Canadian athletes captured 21 long track and 19 short track medals wearing Descente suits at the Olympic Games.

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Starting this season, Japanese-based manufacturer Descente Ltd. will become the Official Supplier of High Performance Apparel for Canada’s National Speed Skating Teams.

Blondin and Dubreuil add to Canadian medal haul on final day of World Cup

TOMASZOW MAZOWIECKI, POLAND - Ivanie Blondin and Laurent Dubreuil stepped on the podium for Canada at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Poland on Sunday, winning a silver medal in the ladies’ mass start and a bronze medal in the men’s 500m, respectively.
 
Blondin (Ottawa, Ont.) narrowly missed out on a second consecutive gold in the mass start, leading for most of the race but losing the sprint to the finish line against Irene Schouten of the Netherlands. Blondin ended with a time of 9:03.410 and 42 sprint points, ahead of Japan’s Nana Takagi.
 

Ladies Team Pursuit Earns Another Bronze for Canada at World Cup Speed Skating

 

Men's Team Sprint Captures Bronze Medal at World Cup in Poland

Weidemann, Blondin and Fish place top-10 in individual distances

Three New Skaters Join Canadian Short Track Team for ISU World Cups in Asia

Sébastien Gagnon and Jordan Pierre-Gilles to make their debut; Genève Bélanger back on circuit for first time since 2015

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Speed Skating Canada is proud to announce the short track athletes nominated to represent Canada at next two ISU World Cups of the 2019-2020 season. These 12 skaters, including two World Cup rookies, will hit the ice from November 29 to December 1 in Nagoya, Japan and from December 6 to 8 in Shanghai, China.

Ivanie Blondin Wins Mass Start Gold at World Cup in Belarus

Antoine Gélinas-Beaulieu earns top-10; Laurent Dubreuil and Tyson Langelaar reach Division B podium

MINSK, BELARUS – Canada’s Ivanie Blondin won gold in a thrilling mass start race on the final day of action at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Minsk, Belarus. She completed the distance with a time of 8:22.630 and earned 60 sprint points.

Marsha Hudey and Laurent Dubreuil Crack Top-10 at World Cup in Minsk

Hudey finishes 8th in 500m and Dubreuil 9th in 1000m

MINSK, BELARUS – Canadian long track skaters Marsha Hudey and Laurent Dubreuil earned top-10 results on the second day of competition at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Minsk, Belarus.

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