The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2016/17 resumed today for the second day of finals in Salt Lake City (USA) with the Ladies and Men’s 500 m, second 1500 m and Relay events. Two more world records were broken today.
The second round of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2016/17 began today in Salt Lake City (USA) home of another Olympic venue with quick ice, where many speed skating and short track speed skating world records are held. Today did not disappoint as three world records were broken: Ladies 1500m, Men’s 1000 m and the Ladies 3000 m Relay.
The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2016/17 resumed today in Calgary (CAN) with the Ladies and Men’s 1000 m, second 500 m and Relay events. The event concluded with a World record in the Ladies 3000 m Relay event.
The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2016/17 debuted today in Calgary (CAN) at the Olympic Oval, home of the “Fastest ice in the World”. Many national and personal records were broken today during the Ladies and Men’s 500 m and 1500 m events.
The first ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating starts in Calgary (CAN) where the world’s top skaters including reigning Olympic Champions, World and European Champions and medalists will compete in the Series.
Minjeong Choi (Korea) was crowned the Lady World Short Track Speed Skating Champion 2016, while Tianyu Han (China) earned the honors as World Short Track Speed Skating Champion on the men’ side. Minjeong Choi finished the weekend with 66 points and one gold medal. Marianne St-Gelais (CAN) finished second overall with 63 points. Elise Christie (GBR) concludes the weekend with with 47 points. On the Men’s side, Tianyu Han (CHN) was crowned the champion by accumulating 68 points. Charles Hamelin finished in second place overall for the third time in his career with 48 points. Shaolin Sandor Liu (HUN) finished in third place overall with 41 points.
Marianne St-Gelais (CAN) and Shaolin Sandor Liu (HUN) lead their respective championship classification at the end of the second day of racing at the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2015. The skaters competed in the 1500 m and 500 m events today, as well as in the Relay semi finals.
The ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2016 will be held in Seoul, Korea on March 11-13. Korea will host the World Championships for the third time (Gangneung 2008, Jeonju 2001). A total of 129 skaters from 35 ISU Members are entered to compete.
The inaugural ISU Shanghai Trophy, a combined Short Track Speed Skating and Synchronized Skating event, was held at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center on March 4-6. Team Paradise (RUS) took the first Shanghai Trophy title in Synchronized Skating while the host China topped every Short Track podium.
32 athletes from 16 countries competed in the Short Track Speed Skating competitions between February 14 and 20, 2016. Medals were up for grabs in five events including the Ladies and Men 1000m, 500m and the Mixed NOC Team Relay. The crowd were supportive of the YOG athletes competing at Gjøvik Olympic Cavern Hall, which is located inside a mountain in the picturesque lakeside town of Gjøvik.
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.
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.
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.