Håvard Holmefjord Lorentzen (NOR) finished the season on top in the Grand World Cup rankings on Sunday. He became the first Norwegian skater to take the overall victory since the inauguration of the Grand World Cup in the 2011/12 season, but the Olympic 500m champion again had to bow his head for a Dutch podium sweep in the shortest distance on Sunday.
It’s already been a World Championship debut to remember for South Korea’s Hwang Dae Heon after the 18-year-old won gold in the men’s 500 metres.
After finishing first in the Ladies’ 1500-metre Final just hours earlier, Min Jeong Choi (KOR) glided her way to the top of the podium in the Ladies’ 500-metre Final and Natalia Maliszewska made history for Poland at the 2018 ISU World Short Tack Speed Skating Championships in Montreal.
Team Junost Junior (Russia 1) repeated as World Junior Synchronized Skating Champions as the ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships concluded Saturday in Zagreb (CRO).
Charles Hamelin won gold in the 1500 metres at the 2018 World Championships in Montreal, Canada, zipping across the finish line to thunderous approval from the home crowd.
South Korea’s Min Jeong Choi kept her Olympic momentum going at the 2018 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Montreal, Canada, winning gold in the Ladies’ 1500 metres.
Defending Champions Team Junost Junior (Russia 1) skated to a confident lead as the ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships kicked off with the Short Program in Zagreb (CRO) Friday.
You don’t need to win an Olympic medal to skate right into people’s hearts. This is exactly what Valentina Marchei and Ondrej Hotarek did at the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang. The Italian pair delivered three spectacular performances in the team event Free Skating as well as in the individual Short and Free Program and lit up the Gangneung Ice Arena with their big smiles.
Heading into the ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final in Minsk (BLR), Grand World Cup leaders Håvard Holmefjord Lorentzen (NOR) and Miho Takagi (JPN) hope to cash in on a prolific season. The ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Champion and the ISU World Allround Speed Skating Champion spearheaded Norway and Japan, who definitely joined the Netherlands as major power houses in Speed Skating this year.
Fresh from battling for medals at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, the globe’s greatest Short Track Speed Skaters will descend on the Canadian city of Montreal this weekend, looking to add the title of World Champion to their roll of honors.
As the only lady to win two gold medals in Speed Skating at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, Nana Takagi was crowned Queen of the Gangneung Oval. The older of the successful Takagi-sisters won the Mass Start gold, which made its Olympic debut in PyeongChang on February 24. Just three days before, she had won the Team Pursuit title together with sister Miho, Ayano Sato and Ayaka Kikuchi.