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The ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2017 kicked off today in Innsbruck, Austria with the qualification heats for the following three individual distances: Ladies and Men 500 m, 1000 m, 1500 m. There were also qualification heats for the 3000 m relay distances. New World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Champions will be crowned this year as the defending champions Chunyu Qu and Ziwei Ren, both from China, are no longer eligible to compete at the Junior level.

Jan 27, 2017

Four-time European Champion Javier Fernandez of Spain skated to a strong lead in the Men’s Short Program. Russia’s Maxim Kovtun came second followed by Alexei Bychenko of Israel.

Jan 27, 2017

Ekaterina Bobrova/Dmitri Soloviev of Russia danced to a narrow lead in the Short Dance, edging Italy’s Anna Cappelllini/Luca Lanotte by less than a point. Defending Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France are not far behind in third place.

Jan 26, 2017

Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov of Russia struck gold in the Pairs final. Aliona Savchenko/Bruno Massot of Germany repeated as silver medalists and France’s Vanessa James/Morgan Cipres claimed the bronze medal.

Jan 26, 2017

Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov of Russia skated to a strong lead in the Pairs Short Program. France’s Vanessa James/Morgan Cipres finished second followed by Aliona Savchenko/Bruno Massot of Germany.

Jan 25, 2017

The ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2017 opened in Ostrava, Czech Republic, on Wednesday with the Ladies and Pairs Short Programs. The ISU European Figure Skating Championships are held in Ostrava for the first time in history.

Jan 25, 2017

The 2017 ISU European Figure Skating Championships will open in Ostrava, Czech Republic, on January 25. The ISU European Figure Skating Championships will be held in Ostrava for the first time in history

Jan 23, 2017

Anna Duskova and Martin Bidar (CZE) will be competing in Ostrava for the ISU European Figure Skating Championships. They are the 2016 World Junior Pair Skating Champions and the first Czech Skaters to win a World Junior title.

Jan 16, 2017

The ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2017 concluded today with the crowning of this year’s individual and team champions. Arianna Fontana (ITA) was crowned the Lady European Short Track Speed Skating Champion for 2017, winning the title for a sixth time in her career. This was the second title for Fontana on home soil in Torino, Italy. Meanwhile, Semen Elistratov (RUS) successfully defended his title, becoming the European Short Track Speed Skating Champion for 2017: this was his second title in his career. In the team events, the Ladies European Short Track Speed Skating Relay Champions for 2017 are Italy while the Netherlands defended their title, becoming the European Short Track Speed Skating Relay Champions for 2017.

Jan 15, 2017

After spending yesterday racing through qualifying heats in all individual distances, Europe’s best short track speed skaters took the ice today in Torino (ITA) for the Ladies and Men 1500 m and 500 m finals. Arianna Fontana (ITA) and Semen Elistratov (RUS) concluded the day leading their respective European Championship classification.

Jan 14, 2017

The 2017 ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships kicked off today in Torino, Italy with the qualification heats for the following three individual distances: Ladies and Men 500 m, 1000 m, 1500 m. There were also qualification heats for the relay distances. These championships are held at the Palavela rink marking a return of short track speed skating to the Olympic venue for the first time since the 2006 Winter Games. The championship contenders in the Men and Ladies competition all managed to get through successfully in today’s qualification heats.

Jan 13, 2017

The ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships start on Friday January 13, 2017 in Torino (ITA). The European Short Track allround winners will be crowned on Sunday January 15.

Jan 12, 2017

After a short hiatus Arianna Fontana is back and her aim is the next Olympics in 2018.

Jan 10, 2017

We took the opportunity to talk to Mika Poutala (FIN) before the ISU European Speed Skating Championships and this is what he shared about his past, present and future.

Jan 09, 2017

Karolina Erbanova (CZE) was crowned the first Ladies’ European Sprint Champion in speed skating history, and Sven Kramer (NED) took his career ninth European Allround title on the final day of the ISU European Speed Skating Championships in Heerenveen on Sunday.

Jan 08, 2017