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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    One to watch at Lausanne 2020: Quebec short track skater Félix Pigeon

    In Canada, Quebec has a history of producing top short track speed skaters who shine on the Olympic and world stage. One of the biggest names to come from the province is five-time Olympic medallist Charles Hamelin, a hero to Félix Pigeon, who hopes to follow in Hamelin’s footsteps at elite international level, starting with the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020!
    17 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Canada, Short Track Speed Skating
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Men’s short track golds go to athletes from three continents

    China’s Wu Dajing, Canada’s Samuel Girard and the Republic of Korea’s Lim Hyo-jun won the three men’s individual short track speed skating golds on offer at PyeongChang 2018, where large crowds flocked to the Gangneung Ice Arena night after night. In the 5,000m relay, meanwhile, Shaoang Liu, Shaolin Sándor Liu, Viktor Knoch and Csaba Burjan combined to win Hungary’s first ever Olympic Winter Games title.
    05 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Short Track Speed Skating
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    End of an era for Canada’s ‘first family’ of short track

    Canadian short-track skaters Charles and Francois Hamelin, and Marianne St Gelais, who is Charles' partner away from the ice, have all announced that PyeongChang 2018 will be their last Olympic Winter Games.
    01 Mar 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Canada, Olympic News, Short Track Speed Skating
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Hungary race to gold in men’s short track 5,000m relay

    Hungary kept their cool to win gold in the men’s short track speed skating 5,000m relay at PyeongChang 2018, held at the Gangneung Ice Arena on Thursday 22 February.
    22 Feb 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Short Track Speed Skating, Hungary, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Girard avoids chaos to claim gold in men’s 1,000m short track

    Canada’s Samuel Girard steered clear of a late incident on the track to steal gold in the speed skating men’s 1,000m short track at the Gangneung Ice Arena at PyeongChang 2018 on Saturday 17 February.
    17 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Short Track Speed Skating, Canada
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Today at PyeongChang 2018: Saturday 17 February

    On a day with something to suit everyone, the medal action kicks off with the free programme in the men’s figure skating and the women’s super-G, and draws to a close with the men’s large hill individual at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre. In between these exciting events come the women’s biathlon mass start, the women’s 4x5km relay in cross-country skiing, the women’s ski slopestyle and the final two rounds of the women’s skeleton. Meanwhile, home fans will be looking forward to the women’s 1,500m and men’s 1,000m short track finals.
    17 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    YOG athlete Hyojun wins the first medal for the host nation

    Lim Hyojun won gold in the mens 1,500m short track speed skating on Saturday 10 February, giving Olympic hosts, the Republic of Korea, their first medal of Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018, much to the delight of a vociferous crowd at the Gangneung Ice Arena.
    10 Feb 2018 | Short Track Speed Skating, PyeongChang 2018, Republic of Korea, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Today at PyeongChang 2018: Saturday 10 February

    The first gold medal of PyeongChang 2018 will be awarded in the women’s cross-country skiathlon, an event that Norway’s Marit Bjørgen is aiming to win for the third time running. There are also golds to be claimed in short track speed skating, speed skating, biathlon and ski jumping.
    09 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Samuel Girard’s Guide to Short Track at PyeongChang 2018

    There is “no sport like short track”, according to the triple World Championship silver medallist, Samuel Girard. With Lycra-clad competitors flying round the oval, inches from the ice at speeds of up to 45kmh, the Canadian has a point.
    09 Jan 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Short Track Speed Skating, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Gangneung Ice Arena declared up to speed

    The President of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics Organising Committee, Lee Hee-beom hailed the Gangneung Ice Arena test event a total success following the completion of the International Skating Union (ISU) Short Track World Cup event on 16-18 December.
    19 Dec 2016 | PyeongChang 2018, Olympic News, Short Track Speed Skating
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