China’s desperate lunge at the final corner almost produced the perfect response to losing one of their relay members to injury.
USA pulled off a miracle in a world record time by edging the mighty Koreans in a photo finish in the men’s 5000m relay at the Audi ISU World Cup Short Track.
The 2010 Olympic champions Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir of Canada won their second Grand Prix gold of the season as the competition at the NHK Trophy concluded with the Free Dance. Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue (USA) took the silver medal and the bronze went to 2014 World Champions Anna Cappellini/Luca Lanotte.
The Republic of Korea and Japan ran away with the first Mass Start gold medals in the World Cup season, with Seung-Hoon Lee (KOR) winning the men’s race and Ayano Sato (JPN) clinching the honors in the Ladies event in Heerenveen on Saturday.
Denis Yuskov (RUS) showed blistering form in the Men’s 1500m at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Heerenveen on Saturday, taking gold in 1 minute, 44.42 seconds. Vincent De Haitre (CAN) was more than a second slower to claim silver (1:45.87), with Thomas Krol (NED) taking bronze in 1:45.92.
Sergei Voronov of Russia might have been the oldest man in the competition but he was the strongest and claimed the first Grand Prix gold medal of his long career. USA’s Adam Rippon pulled up from fourth to earn the silver and Israel’s Alexei Bychenko took home the bronze.
After Håvard Holmefjord Lorentzen (NOR) in yesterday’s action, the second men’s 500m ended with another first-timer on the top spot of the podium at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Heerenveen on Saturday.
China’s Wu Dajing gave the partisan crowd something to cheer about on day one of Shanghai’s Audi ISU World Cup Short Track event by winning a breakneck men's 500m final.
A fall with half a lap to go left race leader Martina Valcepina (ITA) distraught and dramatically changed the outcome of the Ladies 500m final.
World champion Evgenia Medvedeva of Russia overcame a fall to win her second Grand Prix gold medal at the NHK Trophy Saturday in Osaka. In a repeat of the Rostelecom Cup result, five-time European champion Carolina Kostner of Italy claimed the silver medal behind Medvedeva.
Korea’s rising star Hwang Dae Heon pulled off a stunning overtaking move in the final corner to jump from third to gold in the Men's 1500m at the Audi ISU World Cup Short Track in Shanghai.
World pairs champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han of China stormed to gold and set a record Free Skating score as competition at the NHK Trophy in Osaka continued on Saturday. Russia’s Olympic silver medallists Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov claimed the silver medal, and the bronze went to Kristina Astakhova/Alexei Rogonov, also of Russia.