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Fontana and Elistratov lead after exciting race day in Torino

After spending yesterday racing through qualifying heats in all individual distances, Europe’s best short track speed skaters took the ice today in Torino (ITA) for the Ladies and Men 1500 m and 500 m finals. Arianna Fontana (ITA) and Semen Elistratov (RUS) concluded the day leading their respective European Championship classification.

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Big names qualify for weekend races

The 2017 ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships kicked off today in Torino, Italy with the qualification heats for the following three individual distances: Ladies and Men 500 m, 1000 m, 1500 m. There were also qualification heats for the relay distances. These championships are held at the Palavela rink marking a return of short track speed skating to the Olympic venue for the first time since the 2006 Winter Games. The championship contenders in the Men and Ladies competition all managed to get through successfully in today’s qualification heats.

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European Short Track Speed Skating Championships Torino (ITA) - Preview

The ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships start on Friday January 13, 2017 in Torino (ITA). The European Short Track allround winners will be crowned on Sunday January 15.

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Featured interview: Arianna Fontana (ITA)

After a short hiatus Arianna Fontana is back and her aim is the next Olympics in 2018.

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KPN ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2017 - Rotterdam (NED) Media Accreditation

KPN ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2017 - Rotterdam (NED) Media Accreditations are now open.

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Korean Ladies and Hungarian Men take gold in the Team Relay events

The fourth round of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2016/17 concluded today. A total of nearly 30,000 spectators attended this weekend's World Cup event at the Gangneung Ice Area. Min Jeong Choi (KOR) and Dajing Wu (CHN) win the 500 m events while Elise Christie (GBR) and Charles Hamelin (CAN) claim top spots in 1000 m (2) events. Korea (Ladies) and Hungary (Men) take gold in the Relay events.

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Nurbergen Zhumagaziyev (KAZ) wins first career individual World Cup event

The fourth round of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2016/17 began today at the newly completed Gangneung Ice Area, which will be the home of the short track speed skating events at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Nurbergen Zhumagaziyev (KAZ) wins his first career individual World Cup event while Korea claims gold double in the 1500m on home soil with wins by Suk Hee Shim (Ladies) and Jung Su Lee (Men).

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Elise Christie (GBR) and Dajing Wu (CHN) repeat wins in the second 500 m.

The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2016/17 resumed today for the second day of finals in Shanghai, China with the Ladies and Men’s 1000 m, second 500 m and Relay events. Elise Christie (GBR) and Dajing Wu (CHN) repeat wins in the second 500 m.

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Christie (GBR) & Wu (CHN) win 500m and Korea claims gold double in 1500m

The third round of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2016/17 began today in Shanghai (CHN) with the following events: Ladies and Men’s 500 m (1) and 1500 m finals and the relay semi-finals.

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ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2017 - Media Accreditations

Media accreditations for the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2017 taking place in Torino Italy are now open

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Featured interview: Vladislav Bykanov (ISR)

Vladislav Bykanov (ISR) started to leave his mark in Short Track Speed Skating. We sat down with him to get a little back story on his journey.

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First World Cup win for Azhgaliyev (KAZ) takes him to distance lead

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.

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ISU World Cup Short Track resumes today with three world records

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.

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Christie (GBR), Liu (HUN), Choi (KOR) and Cournoyer (CAN) won gold in Calgary

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.

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ISU World Cup Short Track starts with four different countries taking gold

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.

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ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2016/17 Preview

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.

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ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Gangneung KOR Media Accreditation

ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Gangneung KOR Media Accreditation are now open

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List of Referees, Starters and Competitors Stewards 2016/17

List of Referees, Starters and Competitors Stewards 2016/17 for Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating

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World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2017/18 & Qualification procedure for the Olympic Games 2018

As required by ISU Special Regulations for Short Track Speed Skating, Rule 284, paragraph 6, this Communication informs on the Qualification procedure for the Olympic Winter Games 2018, in particular the timeline and structure of the designated Qualifying Competitions for allocation of quota places.

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