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Florence Brunelle (CAN) is not your average teenager. Over the past couple of months the 18-year-old Short Track Speed Skater has won three World Junior Championship titles, grabbed a fourth-place finish at her first Olympic Winter Games and cemented herself among the top 10 female sprinters in the world.
In less than four seasons as a senior Short Track Speed Skater, Dutch star Xandra Velzeboer has picked up an Olympic gold medal, World Championship gold and bronze, European Championship silver and bronze plus three World Cup golds, two silvers and a bronze.
British Short Track Speed Skating has been set back by the retirement of its biggest star, Elise Christie, this season – but three brothers are hoping they can put the UK back in the spotlight over the next few years.
As Jordan Pierre-Gilles says himself, “it’s been a hell of a ride so far”. Aged just 23 and in only his third season on the senior circuit, the Short Track Speed Skater is a multiple World Cup Relay winner, an Olympic Relay champion and a favorite for Relay gold in his upcoming home World Championships (starting in Montreal (CAN) on April 8th).
Maria Dolgopolova (UKR) has never been more thankful to be a Short Track Speed Skater. Being on the ice is the only time the Ukrainian can quieten her mind, and even then the peace is fleeting.
International Women’s Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate and recognize achievements of women in the Ice Skating world. In the following lines, learn about four women skaters who have been incredibly remarkable on and off the ice:
Many in Canada believe that Florence Brunelle might be their country’s heir to the brilliant Kim Boutin – a skater who has bagged world records, Olympic medals and World Cup titles aplenty during her Short Track career.
Two Ukrainian skaters will compete at the ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2022 in Gdansk this weekend after a dramatic escape from the Russian invasion.
The ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Montreal, (CAN) have been postponed to April 8-10, 2022
The 2022 ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships take place at the Hala Olivia, Gdansk, Poland, from March 4-6. The competition will award medals over 500m, 1000m and 1500m for both genders, with a 3000m Relay for Women and a 5000m Relay for Men.
Following the recent worldwide developments (Covid-19 pandemic and Ukrainian crisis), the ISU and Speed Skating Canada are currently considering a postponement of the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Montreal, CAN from March 18-20, 2022, to the first part of April 2022.
The ISU Council reiterates its solidarity with all those affected by the conflict in Ukraine and our thoughts are with the entire Ukrainian people and country. The ISU Council reaffirms its full solidarity with the ISU Members in Ukraine, the Ukrainian Speed Skating Federation and the Ukrainian Figure Skating Federation. The ISU Council will evaluate possibilities for swift humanitarian assistance to its Ukrainian ISU Members.
The ISU is witnessing with great disbelief the events unfolding in Ukraine and is deeply concerned about the safety of the skating family in Ukraine. Our hearts go out to all those affected and our thoughts are with the entire Ukrainian people and country. The ISU expresses its solidarity with all those affected by this conflict.