Further to the IOC Executive Board decision of 5 December 2017 with regards to the Russian participation at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018
Within the context of the Oswald Commission hearings the International Skating Union (ISU) has received the verdicts of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Disciplinary Commission of Olga Fatkulina and Aleksander Rumyantsev relating to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
Following the conclusion of the Audi ISU World Cup Short Track Competitions, quota places for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games 2018 in PyeongChang have been determined.
The Netherlands took advantage of a collision between the race leaders to win their first ladies 3000m relay gold this Audi ISU World Cup Short Track season.
The race for the men’s 1000m overall crown was wide open entering the final and Liu Shaolin Sandor’s (HUN) gold settled it.
Kim Boutin became the second Canadian to finish the Audi ISU World Cup Short Track series as an overall winner after a contentious last corner of the ladies 1000m final saw rival Shim Suk Hee (KOR) crash out.
Wu Dajing of China appears to be peaking at the right time, winning the men’s 500m at the Audi ISU World Cup Short Track to add to his two gold medals last week.
Better late than never for Elise Christie (GBR). The world champion won her first gold medal on the fourth and final stop of the Audi ISU World Cup Short Track in Seoul after an injury-hampered season.
Canadian veteran Charles Hamelin turned back the clock to win the men's 1500m battle but Hwang Dae Heon (KOR) won the war to finish overall Audi ISU World Cup Short Track men’s 1500m champion.
Distance queen Choi Min Jeong (KOR) won her third 1500m gold this Audi ISU World Cup Short Track season to finish as the overall Ladies 1500m winner.