Viktor Mushtakov (RUS) won the first individual World Cup gold medal of his career to lead a Russian one-two with compatriot Ruslan Murashov in the men's 500m at the third leg of the ISU Speed Skating World Cup in Nur-Sultan on Friday. The Netherlands won their third consecutive Team Sprint with yet another different line-up.
Maria Kazakova/Georgy Reviya of Georgia captured the Rhythm Dance, edging the hot favorites Avonley Nguyen/Vadym Kolesnik (USA) by just 0.04 points. Russia’s Elizaveta Shanaeva/Devid Naryzhnyy follow in third place.
Today, the International Skating Union unveiled the Skating Awards trophy and announced the celebrities that will compose the six-member jury panel for the inaugural ISU Skating Awards.
Ivanie Blondin (CAN) surprised even herself with the first 5000m World Cup victory of her career on Day 1 of the third leg of ISU World Cup speed skating in Nur-Sultan on Friday. Brittany Bowe (USA) took another 1000m win and the Dutch ladies regained their winning ways in the Team Sprint.
Two-time World Champion Nathan Chen (USA) triumphed in the Men’s Short Program at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final Thursday, winning the segment with 13 points to spare. Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan came second, ahead of France’s Kevin Aymoz.
Olympic silver medalists Wenjing Sui/Cong Han of China edged Russia’s Aleksandra Boikova/Dmitrii Kozlovskii in the Pairs Short Program at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Torino (ITA) on Thursday. Daria Pavliuchenko/Denis Khodykin also from Russia, are currently ranked third.
Alysa Liu (USA) landed a triple Axel-triple toeloop to take a narrow lead in the Junior Ladies Short Program at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Torino (ITA) Thursday. Russia’s Daria Usacheva and Kseniia Sinitsyna came second and third.
2019 World Junior silver medalists Apollinariia Panfilova/Dmitry Rylov led the Russian pairs to a sweep in the Junior Pairs Short Program as the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final continued Thursday in Torino (ITA). Kseniia Akhanteva/Valerii Kolesov placed second while Diana Mukhametzianova/Ilya Mironov are currently ranked third.
Andrei Mozalev of Russia skated to the lead as the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final opened Thursday with the Junior Men’s Short Program. Teammate Daniil Samsonov follows in second place and Japan’s Shun Sato came third.
Vanessa Herzog (AUT) returns to the 500m A Division, facing nemesis Nao Kodaira (JPN) and classification leader Olga Fatkulina (RUS) in a thrilling ladies' sprint battle at the third leg of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Nur-Sultan. In the long distance, Olympic Champion Esmee Visser (NED) hopes to take her chance in the only ladies' 5000m this World Cup season.
After a superlative weekend of racing in Nagoya, Japan, the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating hops over to Shanghai, China for the second installment of its Asian double-header from 6-8 December.
If you missed the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating in Nagoya, Japan, this weekend, catch up by watching these short highlights.
Viewers will be able to watch the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series either via their national broadcaster / channel and for countries where there are no broadcasters, the ISU will offer a live stream on the Skating ISU YouTube Channel.
The World's best Figure Skaters including reigning Olympic Champions Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) and Alina Zagitova (RUS), 2019 ISU World Figure Skating Champion Nathan Chen (USA) and four-time Ice Dance World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA), two-time ISU World Figure Skating Pairs Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) are headed to Torino (ITA) for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final this week. They are joined by the best juniors that qualified for the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final.