Francesca Lollobrigida (ITA) powered to victory in the Ladies’ Mass Start at the ISU European Single Distance Championships in Kolomna on Sunday. Her compatriot and namesake Francesca Bettrone took silver and Vanessa Herzog (AUT) grabbed the bronze medal.
Nicola Tumolero (ITA) won his first major international title when he took gold in the men’s 5000m at the European Single Distance Championships on Saturday. Alexander Rumyantsev (RUS) took silver and Marcel Bosker (NED) grabbed the bronze medal.
After Yekaterina Shikhova’s gold in the ladies’ 1000m, Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) handed the crowd another home victory in the men’s 1000m at European Single Distance Championships on Saturday. Denis Yuskov (RUS) and Nico Ihle (GER) took silver and bronze.
Yekaterina Shikhova (RUS) convincingly won the ladies’ 1000m at the European Single Distance Championships on Saturday. Vanessa Herzog (AUT) came second and Marrit Leenstra (NED) third.
Denis Yuskov (RUS) won the Race of the Kings at the ISU European Single Distance Championships on Friday. With 1 minute and 44.53 seconds, Yuskov was the only one to skate under 1:45 in the 1500m. Dutchmen Thomas Krol and Koen Verweij took silver and bronze.
Ronald Mulder (NED) is the first ever European 500m Champion. Mika Poutala (FIN) and Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) took silver and bronze at the ISU European Single Distance Championships in Kolomna on Friday.
Vanessa Herzog (AUT) took the first ever European single distance title in the ladies’ 500m in Kolomna on Friday. The 22-year-old Austrian sprinter was the only lady to break the 38 second barrier, finishing in 37.69 seconds.
As we approach the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships we decided to share this light hearted interview with Hungary's Liu Shaoang.
Norwegian speed skating enjoys a resurgence. Håvard Lorentzen and Sverre Lunde Pedersen already won World Cup races in the fresh Olympic season and Sindre Henriksen took his first podium with bronze in de 1500m in Stavanger.
Germany’s Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot struck gold at the Grand Prix Final in Nagoya (JPN) and set a new highest score in the Free Skating.