Marianne St-Gelais skated onto the podium in the 1000-metre race at the short track world championships in the Netherlands on Sunday, but the Canadian came second to Great Britain's Elise Christie in both that race and for the overall world title.
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Canada secured the World Cup title in the men's team sprint at the speed skating World Cup event in Stavanger, Norway, on Sunday.
Canadians Marianne St-Gelais earned two silver medals and is in position for the overall world title after the first day of competition at the world short track championship in the Netherlands on Saturday.
Canada earned a pair of silver medals at the World Cup long track speed skating event in Stavanger, Norway on Saturday.
Watch live action from the short track speed skating world championships in Rotterdam, beginning with the men's and ladies' 1500 and 500 metre competitions on Saturday at 8 a.m. ET.
Ivanie Blondin finished the ISU world allround speedskating championships in 12th place while fellow Canadian Ben Donnelly was 17th following the last races Sunday in Hamar, Norway.
Watch live action from the world all around speed skating championships in Hamar, Norway.
Ivanie Blondin and Ben Donnelly will be the two Canadian representatives at the ISU world allround speedskating championships in Hamar, Norway from March 4-5.
Heather McLean delivered with personal bests in the 500- and 1,000-metre events at the world sprint speedskating championships at the Olympic Oval on Sunday.
Vincent De Haitre had been convinced that he could shatter the Canadian 1,000-metre record for years. He did it on Saturday at the opening day of the world sprint speedskating championships at the Olympic Oval in Calgary.