Kim Min Sun (KOR) was crowned the first ever Four Continents Champion, when she won the Ladies' 500m to kick off the inaugural ISU Four Continents Championships in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Friday. Home favorite Mia Kilburg-Manganello (USA) had the Star Spangled Banner played in her honor for the first time in senior competition after winning the Ladies' 3000m and Canada’s ladies concluded the day by taking gold in the Team Sprint.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA, will host the inaugural ISU Four Continents Speed Skating Championships from January 31 to February 2. While the european speed skaters have had their annual continental championships since 1893, skaters from the other four continents have not had a similar opportunity to fight for a prize until this day. Canada, Japan, the Republic of Korea, China and the host nation mostly field their most talented youngsters in the new competition.
The ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships take place in Bormio, Italy from January 31 to February 2. The event, which has been running since 1994, has often provided an excellent insight into the future of Short Track Speed Skating – with current champions such as Suzanne Schulting, Choi Min Joeng, Shaoang Liu and Lee June Seo making it on to the podium in recent years.
The ISU will offer a live stream on the Skating ISU YouTube Channel.
What happened at the ISU Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Debrecen, Hungary? The highlights will show you.
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Check out the best pictures of the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships that have taken place in Debrecen (HUN).
Focus is on the ISU European Figure Skating Championships that took place in Graz, Austria. Check out some of the best pictures of the event.
Home favourites Shaoang and Shaolin Sandor Liu won four more medals between them at the European Short Track Championships in Debrecen, Hungary, but were denied relay gold after being penalised in the final event. Dominant Dutch skater Suzanne Schulting added three more titles to her Saturday tally.
Alena Kostornaia led the Russian “triple A team” to another podium sweep as competition wrapped up at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Graz (AUT) on Saturday. Anna Shcherbakova claimed the silver and the bronze went to Alexandra Trusova. All three competed in their first senior-level ISU Championships.
Suzanne Schulting (NED) dominated the first day of finals at the 2020 European Short Track Championships in Debrecen, defending her European 1500m title and leading the 500m final from start to finish, while Hungary's own Liu brothers won a gold each in the two men's events.
Russia’s World silver medalists Victoria Sinitsina/Nikita Katsalapov upset five-time and defending European Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France to take their first European title at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Graz (AUT) on Saturday. Alexandra Stepanova/Ivan Bukin, also from Russia, claimed the bronze, their fourth European medal.
Aleksandra Boikova/Dmitri Kozlovskii skated off with their first European title and led Russia to the 16th clean sweep in Pair Skating at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Graz on Thursday. Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov moved up to take the silver, their sixth consecutive medal at Europeans. Daria Pavliuchenko/Denis Khodykin claimed their first medal, the bronze.
Alena Kostornaia led the way for the Russian “triple A team” in the Ladies Short Program at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Graz (AUT) on Friday and was the only Lady to go for a triple Axel. Anna Shcherbakova and Alexandra Trusova follow in second and third place.
Dmitri Aliev of Russia stormed to gold with 26 points to spare to take the first European title for a Russian man since 2012. 16-year-old Artur Danielian, the youngest competitor in the Men’s event, made it one-two for Russia by clinching silver. Morisi Kvitelashvili earned the bronze, becoming the first Georgian man to win a medal at the European Figure Skating Championships.