The ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships start on Friday January 23, 2015 in Dordrecht (NED)
Ireen Wüst and Sven Kramer (both NED) were crowned European Champions in the Uralnaya Molniya ice rink in Chelyabinsk on Sunday. Wüst took her fourth European title and Kramer a record seventh. Martina Sábliková (CZE) and Koen Verweij (NED) had to settle for silver. Linda de Vries (NED) and Denis Yuskov (RUS) took bronze...
Mostly thanks to their 500m wins World Allround Champions Ireen Wüst and Koen Verweij (NED) are in the lead after the first day of the ISU European Championships. They both face a tough battle if they want to be crowned overall winners after four distances on Sunday. Martina Sábliková (CZE) and Sven Kramer won the 5000m and they are within striking distance. With 4,000 spectators in the Uralskaya Molniya indoor rink, the Russian city of Chelyabinsk is the proud host of its first...
The ISU Speed Skating Championships season starts on Saturday January 10, 2015 with the ISU European Championships. The allround winners will be crowned on Sunday January 11. The races will take place in the Russian city of Chelyabinsk
Kexin Fan (CHN) wins her 4th 500m event, Minjeong Choi (KOR) wins the 1500m while Korea sweeps Men's 3000m podium but their Relay winning streak ends
China wins both the Ladies and Men 1000m events while Korea dominates the Ladies 3000m and Da Woon Sin (KOR) claims another 1500m victory
On the final day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating weekend in Heerenveen’s skating arena Thialf, Jan Szymanski (POL) won the 1500m for the second week in a row. The Bergsma home had a good day with a strong solo victory for Jorrit Bergsma (NED) in the mass start and two gold medals for his girlfriend Heather Richardson (USA) on the 500m and the 1500m. Ivanie Blondin (CAN) won the Ladies’ Mass Start and Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) again won the 500m. Seven skaters improved their personal best times. After the final World Cup event in 2014, Ireen Wüst (NED) and Kulizhnikov lead the Grand World Cup.
The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2014/15 resumed today in Shanghai, China Montreal with the Ladies and Men’s 1000 m, second 500 m and the Relay events.
Sven Kramer (NED) took the first home gold in the fourth leg of ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Heerenveen, when the Dutch men clinched the top four spots in the 5000m. In the Ladies’ 1000m Heather Richardson and Brittany Bowe topped the podium for the USA. The Dutch ladies continued their winning streak in the Team Pursuit and thus won the final World Cup ranking. Russian rocket Pavel Kulizhnikov skated his first sub-1:09 to take gold in the 1000m.
The third stop of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2014/15 resumed today in Shanghai, China with the Ladies and Men’s 500 m and 1500 m events.
The Korean men clinched this season’s Team Pursuit World Cup, when they won the third and final leg in this event in Heerenveen on Friday. Martina Sábliková (CZE) defeated Ireen Wüst (NED) in a fierce battle in the Ladies’ 3000m and Sang-Hwa Lee (KOR) took gold in the 500m for Ladies. Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) dominated the Men’s 500m in a personal best time. Ten other skaters set a personal best on Friday and Christian Oberbichler (SWI) even broke the Swiss national record, when he finished his 500m in 35.71.
Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje (CAN) dance to lead in Short Dance and Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) wins Men’s Shor
Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS) takes Junior Ladies gold, Anna Yanovskaya / Sergey Mozgov (RUS) dance to Junior Ice Dance gold, Shoma Uno (JPN) strikes Junior Men’s gold and Julianne Seguin / Charlie Bilodeau (CAN) skate to Junior Pairs gold
Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS) takes Junior Ladies Short Program while Anna Yanovskaya/Sergey Mozgov (RUS) lead in Junior Short Dance, Sota Yamamoto wins Junior Men Short Program and Julianne Seguin/Charlie Bilodeau capture Junior Pairs Short Program