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.
Tatiana Volosozhar/Maxim Trankov of Russia claimed the gold medal in the Pairs event. Germany’s Aliona Savchenko/Bruno Massot earned the silver medal and the bronze went to Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov of Russia.