Satoko Miyahara (JPN), pair skaters Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) and ice dancers Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) skated to the lead as the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2016 opened in Taipei (TPE) Thursday.
The ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2016 will open in Taipei City (TPE) on Thursday. A total of 98 skaters from 15 ISU Members have been entered for the event, among them defending champions Denis Ten (KAZ), Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) and Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje (CAN) ...
Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) managed to shrug off his initial nerves when he retained his 500m title after a superb second run in 34.42. Jorien ter Mors (NED) took the Ladies’ 1500m title on the final day of the World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships 2016 in Kolomna. In the conclusive Mass Start races Seung-Hoon Lee (KOR) took the Men’s and Ivanie Blondin (CAN) the Ladies’ title.
Elise Christie (GBR) and Dmitry Migunov (RUS) earn wins in the 500 m while the 1000 m winners are Do Hee Noh (KOR) and Charle Cournoyer (CAN). Italy (Ladies) and Russia (Men) repeat in the Relay events in consecutive weekends.
Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) crushed the 1000m track record to become the second Russian male speed skater winning the 1000m world title after Sergey Klevchenya in 1996. The enthusiastic Russian crowd also cheered for world champions Sven Kramer (NED) in the Men’s 5000m, Sang-Hwa Lee (KOR) in the Ladies’ 500m, and the Dutch ladies in the Team Pursuit at the World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships 2016 in Kolomna on Saturday.
Elise Christie (GBR) and Se Yeong Park (KOR) at the top of the podium in the first 1000 m. Historic win for Vladislav Bykanov (ISR) in the Men’s 1500 m while Marianne St-Gelais (CAN) earns a sixth individual medal in as many World Cup stops this season.
Denis Yuskov retained his crown in the Race of Kings. The Russian took 1500m gold on home ice and became the first male speed skater to win three consecutive world titles in the 1500m. It was a spectacular second day of the ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships 2016 in Kolomna, with 1000m gold for Jorien ter Mors (NED), Martina Sáblíková (CZE) taking a record extending eighth 5000m title and the Dutch men winning Team Pursuit gold.
Sven Kramer (NED) took his fourth world title in the 10,000m on the first day of the ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships 2016 in Kolomna. Ted-Jan Bloemen (CAN) took silver to grab Canada’s first medal in the longest distance for men. Martina Sáblíková (CZE) edged out Ireen Wüst (NED) by 0.08 seconds to take the Ladies 3,000m gold.
The ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships 2016 will be held at the Kometa Stadium in Kolomna from February 11 to 14. The tournament kicks off with the Men’s 10,000m and the Ladies’ 3000m on Thursday.
The fifth stop of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2015/16 concluded today in Dresden (GER) with the Ladies and Men’s 500 m, second 1500 m and the Relay events. Canadians St-Gelais and Hamelin strike again with wins in the 500 m while Korea dominates the 1500 m distance with five medals. Italy (Ladies) and Russia (Men) are first time Relay winners this season.
Racing resumed today in Dresden (GER) for the fifth stop of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2015/16 with the Ladies and Men’s 1000 m and 1500 m events. Canadians at the top of the podium in the Ladies and Men’s 1000 m. Elise Christie (GBR) and Jiwon Park (KOR) earn gold in the first 1500 m
Brittany Bowe (USA) secured the 1000m World Cup and took the track record from absent Jorien Ter Mors and holds the fastest time in Norway. Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) won both the 500m and the 1000m again while Martina Sáblíková (CZE) won the 3000m and is certain of winning the World Cup.
The ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2016 concluded today with the crowning of this year’s individual and team champions. Chunyu Qu (CHN) was crowned the Lady 2015 ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Champion, while Ziwei Ren (CHN) took the championship title on the men’s side. In the team events, the relay champions for both the ladies and men’s competition were China. Two World Records were broken today.
After forty victories in long distances and Mass Start events, Martina Sáblíková (CZE) took her 41st World Cup victory in the 1500m. Sven Kramer (NED) proved to be in good shape by winning the 5000m. Jing Yu (CHN) won the ladies’ 500m in a fast time while Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) won the 1000m.
Chunyu Qu (CHN) concluded the day leading the Ladies classification while Hongzhi Xu (CHN) and Yongjin Lim (KOR) are tied at the top of the leaderboard in the Men’s standings. Suzanne Schulting (NED) and Yongjin Lim (KOR) win their 1500 m events.Chinese skaters claim victories in the 500 finals: Chunyu Qu (Ladies) and Hongzhi Xu (Men).