The 2024 ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships confirmed two things: first, the future of the sport is in safe hands after skaters from across the globe captivated the crowds in Gdansk, Poland. And second, Shin Dong Min (KOR) and Wang Ye (CHN) are gold-minted superstars in waiting.
The ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships take place at the Hala Olivia, Gdansk, Poland, from February 22-25, 2024. The competitions will award medals over 500m, 1000m and 1500m for both genders, with a 3000m relay for women and a 5000m relay for men, plus a 2000m mixed relay.
While the Republic of Korea was showing the world it still rules Short Track Speed Skating’s senior level over the weekend, the Asian nation simultaneously signaled its future is bright too as it achieved some sensational results in the sport’s junior ranks at this season’s third and final ISU Junior World Cup in Heerenveen, the Netherlands.
In the end Kristen Santos-Griswold (USA) could only applaud the brilliance of her young rival after 19-year-old Kim Gilli (KOR) powered to her first ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Crystal Globe on a high-stakes final day in Gdansk, Poland.
Arms outstretched, back arched and roaring to the heavens, Park Ji Won (KOR) let out a season’s worth of emotion as he won the Men’s 1000m on the final day of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating season in Gdansk, Poland, to secure his second successive Crystal Globe.
Steven Dubois (CAN) and Park Ji Won (KOR) have ensured that fans across the globe are in for a real treat when the 2023/24 ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating season comes to a close on Sunday.
Kristen Santos-Griswold’s (USA) stunning display on the first day of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating in Gdansk (POL) has ensured that the battle to be crowned the best female Skater of 2023/24 will go down to the wire.
The ISU Junior World Cup Short Track Speed Skating takes place in Heerenveen, Netherlands, from February 17-18. This is the third Junior World Cup event of the season, after two editions in Leeuwarden (NED) before Christmas, building up to next week’s ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Gdansk (POL) from February 22-25.
Kristen Santos-Griswold (USA) is one of the most exciting and dynamic Short Track speed skaters that her country has produced for many years – but after a cruel Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games at which she didn’t get the results she craved, she became unsure of her future in the sport.
The race to identify this season’s best Short Track speed skaters is nearly over, with the Republic of Korea’s Kim Gilli and Park Ji Won set to be crowned the women’s and men’s ISU World Cup Crystal Globe winners in Gdansk, Poland, 16-18 February.
Suzanne Schulting (NED) made it back to where Short Track fans are used to seeing her on Sunday - on top of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating podium.
Canada's Felix Roussel could not have picked a better time to win his first individual ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating gold medal. With his parents in the stands at the Joynext Arena in Dresden, Germany on Sunday, the 23-year-old achieved one of the best results of his career as he won the men's 500m final in a thrilling finish.
Defending overall champion Park Ji Won (KOR) made a clear statement with his 1000m victory at the 2023/24 ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating in Dresden (GER) on Saturday, extending his lead in the World Cup standings with one day left of this season's penultimate weekend.
Kim Gilli (KOR) won the women's 1000m at the 2023/24 ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating in Dresden (GER), on Saturday to take another step towards winning this year’s Crystal Globe, as last year's overall winner Suzanne Schulting (NED) made a sensational return to the circuit.
Further to the International Skating Union’s (ISU) Statement of January 30, 2024 regarding Kamila Valieva (ROC), the ISU takes the discussions within the Figure Skating community and the media with regard to the re-ranking of teams for the Olympic Winter Games (OWG) Beijing 2022 Team event very seriously.