Take a look at the many highlights of the first ever ISU World Cup Speed Skating in the Arena Lodowa in Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland.
The top six Junior skaters from each discipline faced each other during the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Vancouver (CAN). It was an exciting competition filled with young talent.
The Netherlands secured the Team Sprint World Cup as they came second in the last race of the season in Tomaszów Mazowiecki on Sunday. Norway won the race to claim their first Team Sprint gold medal of the season, while Marcel Bosker (NED) edged out two Russian rivals to take gold in the 10,000m.
Esmee Visser (NED) got back to winning ways in Tomaszów Mazowiecki on Sunday as she took gold in the 5000m and bounced back from her 12th place in the 3000m in Tomakomai two weeks ago. Meanwhile, Japan clinched the Ladies' Team Sprint gold medal despite the absence of star skater Nao Kodaira as Russia secured top spot in the overall Team Sprint ranking.
As Suzanne Schulting (NED) continued her medal haul in Almaty, Kazakhstan on Sunday, Petra Jaszapati's (HUN) first individual World Cup victory was more of an upset. The 500m gold was perhaps most surprising for the 19-year-old herself.
Vanessa James/Morgan Cipres of France soared to victory in the Pairs event as competition wrapped up at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Vancouver (CAN) on Saturday.
Anastasia Mishina/Aleksandr Galliamov came out on top in what was an all Russian Junior Grand Prix Pairs Final
Alena Kostornaia led the Russian Junior Ladies to a podium sweep at the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final on Saturday in Vancouver (CAN).
Vanessa Herzog (AUT) skated another impeccable 500m to take her second gold medal of the weekend in Tomaszów Mazowiecki, while Miho Takagi (JPN) clinched her first World Cup 1500m gold of the season.
Russia dominated the men's competition on the second day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland. Pavel Kulizhnikov, who won the 500m and the 1000m on Friday, skated yet another track record to win the 500m, while Denis Yuskov took gold in the 1500m.
Claiming her third consecutive ISU Short Track World Cup 1000m gold medal, Suzanne Schulting (NED) showed her competitors that they will have to work hard to beat her in her favorite event this season.
Republic of Korea’s men started their short track World Cup campaign in Almaty strongly, winning four of Saturday’s six medals including a clean sweep in the 1500m final.