China’s Jing Yu and Japan’s Miho Takagi took their second gold medal of the ISU Speed Skating World Cup in Astana on Sunday. Russia dominated the Men’s events with gold for Ruslan Murashov in the 500m and Denis Yuskov in the 1500m.
All three individual distances on day 2 of the ISU Speed Skating World Cup in Astana got first time winners. Dutchman Dai Dai Ntab took his maiden victory in the men’s 500m, Japanese Miho Takagi did the same in the Ladies’ 1000m, as did Canadian Vincent De Haitre in the Men’s 1000m.
The ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating this season will feature fresh and familiar prodigies. As of the 2016/17 season a competition for neo seniors is added to the Junior World Cup, which will hand skaters who have not yet reached World Cup level in the senior ranks a chance to develop further internationally.
Heather Bergsma (USA) and Jorrit Bergsma (NED) took one victory each; Nao Kodaira (JPN) gave the home crowd reason for celebration, while Bo-Reum Kim (KOR) won the Ladies’ Mass Start. Nico Ihle (GER) took a surprise gold in the 500 m.
Heather Bergsma (USA) and Kjeld Nuis (NED) defend their victories in the Ladies’ and Men’s 1000 m respectively. Netherlands won both Team Pursuit races.
Martina Sábliková (CZE) and Sven Kramer (NED) confirmed their supremacy both winning in new track records.
Sven Kramer took a surprise win in the 1500m on the final day of the first ISU World Cup Speed Skating Series 2016/17 in Harbin. Heather Bergsma (USA) took the Ladies’1500m gold and Nao Kodaira (JPN) grabbed her second 500m gold of the weekend on Sunday.
Roman Krech (KAZ) surprised the pack when he took 500m gold on the second day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Harbin. Heather Bergsma (USA) won the Ladies’ 1000m and Kjeld Nuis (NED) defeated Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) to win the 1000m. The Netherlands took gold in both the Ladies’ and the Men’s Team Pursuit.
Nao Kodaira, Sven Kramer and Martina Sábliková took gold on the first day of the ISU World Cup Series 2016/17, which took off with in Harbin (CHN) on Friday.
Dutch Kjeld Nuis and American Brittany Bowe will defend the Grand World Cup in the 2016/17 ISU World Cup Speed Skating Series, which will kick-off in Harbin China on Friday November 11, 2016.
Today the ISU Council confirmed that the ISU European Speed Skating Championships 2017 have been allotted to the KNSB and will take place on January 6-8 in Heerenveen (NED).
Elizaveta Kazelina became the first female Russian World Junior Allround Champion, when she powered to the title with three distance wins in Changchun on Saturday.