China and Republic of Korea dominated proceedings at the first-ever ISU Junior World Cup Short Track Speed Skating at the Elfstedenhal in Leeuwarden (NED). The two Short Track powerhouses won four golds each in the inaugural competition for the world’s best young racers.
The first-ever ISU Junior World Cup Short Track Speed Skating will take place at the Elfstedenhal in Leeuwarden (NED) from November 25-26. This exciting new event is one of two Junior World Cup competitions, with a repeat fixture at the same venue the following weekend, December 2-3.
The eagerly awaited second edition of the World Ice Skating Day (WISD) is set to dazzle on December 3, 2023. This event promises a spectacular array of global celebrations, showcasing ice skating sports in the most entertaining, imaginative, and inclusive ways. The anticipation is building as the picturesque town of Lake Placid (USA) prepares to host the crown jewel of the WISD - the World Ice Skating Day 2023 “Main Event”. This exciting event will be held at the iconic Olympic Center in Lake Placid, organized by the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (Olympic Authority) in collaboration with the International Skating Union (ISU) and supported by US Figure Skating and US Speed Skating.
It has been a fascinating contest between Canada and Republic of Korea at the ISU Four Continents Short Track Championships 2024 and the two nations went at it again in Laval on Sunday. Up-and-coming racer William Dandjinou (CAN), who honed his craft on this rink as a teenager, won the 1000m, dropping the current 1000m World Champion and ISU Crystal Globe holder Park Ji Won (KOR) into second place.
There’s a strong case to be made that Kristen Santos-Griswold (USA) is the best Short Track speed skater in the world right now. The American has been backing up her boundless potential with results to match, and on Sunday she added the 1000m gold at the ISU Four Continents Short Track Championships 2024 to the 500m and 1500m she seized on Saturday.
The ISU Four Continents Short Track Championships have long been a duel between the men of Canada and the Republic of Korea, and the battle continued at the third edition of the competition with two of the world's best skaters going head-to-head.
The ISU Four Continents Short Track Championships 2024 got underway in Laval, Canada on Saturday, with Kristen Santos-Griswold (USA) making history for her country by winning both the 1500m and 500m — becoming the first non-Canadian or Korean athlete to win an individual gold medal at a Four Continents meet.
After consecutive weekends of ISU World Cup racing in Montreal, the Short Track roadshow moves to nearby Laval for the ISU Four Continents Championships on 4-5 November.
During the ISU World Cup Short Track in Montreal on Sunday 29 October 2023 the Final A race of the Women’s 3000 meters Relay witnessed a dramatic turn of events. Skaters from all four competing teams experienced falls in the race's final stages, which extends over 27 laps (each lap is normally concluded in about 9 seconds).
Republic of Korea continued their tremendous start to the men’s ISU Short Track World Cup season on Sunday, with Kim Gun Woo (KOR) winning a chaotic 1500m final to put himself at the top of the overall points standing. Promising young Dutch skater Jens van ‘t Wout (NED), meanwhile, put a frustrating string of races at the Maurice-Richard Arena, Montreal, behind him to bag an impressive gold in the 1000m.
A superb fortnight of ISU Short Track World Cup racing came to a conclusion at the Maurice-Richard Arena in Montreal on Sunday with new champions emerging and a fierce battle developing for ownership of the coveted ISU Crystal Globe.
Canada had a slow start to the Short Track season last weekend at the Maurice-Richard Arena in Montreal – but Saturday at the second ISU Short Track World Cup event at the same venue was all about the home nation.
A wild day of racing at the Maurice-Richard Arena in Montreal saw Kim Gilli (KOR) extend her lead in the ISU Short Track World Cup points table after an epic 1500m (1) race. Local fans, meanwhile, went crazy for the ever-improving Rikki Doak (CAN), who grabbed her first ever individual gold medal at this level.
The International Skating Union (ISU) is proud to announce Nederlandse Loterij (Dutch Lottery) as the official title sponsor for the highly anticipated ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2024, scheduled to take place in the vibrant city of Rotterdam from March 15-17, 2024. This partnership represents a significant milestone in the world of Short Track Speed Skating and promises to deliver an unforgettable sporting spectacle.
The second ISU Short Track World Cup event of the season takes place at the Maurice-Richard Arena, Montreal (CAN), from 27 to 29 October. This is part two of a double-header in the city, as the athletes began the season last weekend at the same venue.