Agenda of the 56th ISU Ordinary Congress Dubrovnik 2016
The ISU Council approved the ISU World Cup Speed Skating and the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Calendar for the Season 2016/17.
Further to ISU Communication No 1993 and in accordance with the Budapest Council decision, the summary of Championships application received by the ISU for Seasons 2017/18 and 2018/19 is now available.
Elizaveta Kazelina became the first female Russian World Junior Allround Champion, when she powered to the title with three distance wins in Changchun on Saturday.
Brittany Bowe (USA) and Kjeld Nuis (NED) went home with the Grand World Cup at the World Cup Final in Heerenveen on Sunday.
Brittany Bowe (USA) was the queen of the ice in Heerenveen on Saturday. The World Sprint Champion won both the ladies’ 500m and 1500m, with compatriot Heather Richardson-Bergsma coming second on both occasions. Sven Kramer (NED) won the man-to-man battle with compatriot Jorrit Bergsma in the 5000m.
Brittany Bowe (USA) started the World Cup Final with another victory in the 500m in Heerenveen on Friday. In the Men’s 500m Ruslan Murashov (RUS) grabbed gold in Thialf Stadium. Despite being absent Martina Sábliková (CZE) won a milestone 3000/5000m World Cup, with Natalya Voronina (RUS) winning the final race of the season.
The Netherlands finally managed to equal Norway with 36 Men’s World Allround titles on Sunday, when Sven Kramer secured his record extending eighth World Allround gold in Berlin. In the Ladies’ tournament Martina Sábliková (CZE) defeated Ireen Wüst (NED) in a hard fought battle to take her career fourth World Allround Title.