Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) took his first 500m World Cup win of the season in Erfurt on Friday. The world record holder skated 35.03 seconds in a super-competitive field. All top-10 finishers were within 0.15 of the winner.
Karolina Erbanova (CZE) refused to get carried way after winning the ladies 500m at the ISU World Cup in Erfurt on Friday. “This is a funny distance,” she said. “There are maybe eight or 10 girls who can medal at every World Cup.”
Two-time World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France heated up the ice in the Latin Short Dance on Thursday to win the first segment of the competition.
Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov bounced back from a disappointing Short Program to defend their European title and lead a Russian sweep as the Pairs event at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships concluded Thursday.
Russia’s World Junior Champion Alina Zagitova edged out teammate and two-time World Champion Evgenia Medvedeva for a narrow lead in the Ladies Short Program at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2017 in Moscow on Thursday.
2017 European bronze medalists Vanessa James/Morgan Cipres of France laid down a solid performance to best the Russian teams in the Pairs Short Program at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Moscow on Wednesday.
Javier Fernandez of Spain reigned supreme in the Men’s Short Program and seems poised for his sixth consecutive title as the ISU European Championships opened Wednesday in Moscow (RUS).
“When I was only a few months old, my mother already took me on a horseback.” Antoinette de Jong smiles when she’s talking about horses. Had she not become an Olympic Speed Skater, she would definitely have pursued an Olympic career in equestrian events.
The Republic of Korea have long dominated short track and will be desperate to do the same on home territory at PyeongChang 2018. Rivals China bettered them at Sochi 2014, however – and Wu Dajing is a skater entering his prime and determined to take gold as part of a strong Chinese squad.
Russia narrowly beat Hungary in controversial ladies relay final as Sjinkie Knegt caps a near-perfect weekend by leading Netherlands to gold in men’s event .
Sofia Prosvirnova (RUS) edges out Fontana (ITA) to win 3000m superfinal at the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating 2018 in Dresden.
Vladislav Bykanov (ISR) wins men’s 3000m superfinal to clinch overall silver at the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating 2018 in Dresden.
Sjinkie Knegt (NED) continues dominance at Euros with third gold of weekend.
Ariana Fontana (ITA) sneaks photo finish win in 1000m final after a thrilling duel with Suzanne Schulting (NED).