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Junior World Champions crowned on EVO

29 Jan 2017 - Innsbruck, Austria   Yu Bin Lee (KOR) wins the Super Final to clinch the overall title The final day of the championships began with Yu Bin Lee (KOR) leading the overall classification by a margin of one point over her teammate Whi Min Seo. After the Ladies 1000 m final, Lee extended her lead by securing the win in the distance. However, her teammate Seo finished second in the distance and therefore the final race was going to determine the overall championship winner. The two Korean skaters had broken the Junior World Record in the distance, with Seo clocking the fastest time at 1.28.745. Sofia Prosvirnova (RUS) finished in third place in the 1000 m distance....

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Junior Short Track Championship

Canada comes up with it's best result at the ISU World Junior Short track Championships 2017 by finishing fourth in the women's relay Innsbruck, Austria, January 29, 2017 – Danaé Blais, Alyson Charles, Courtney Sarault and Renee Steenge came up with Canada's best result at the 2017 ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships held over the weekend in Innsbruck, Austria, as they took fourth place in the women's relay final scheduled Sunday. Blais of Châteauguay, QC, Charles from Montreal (Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension borough), QC, Sarault of Moncton, N.B., and Steenge from Brampton, ON, finished behind China, Russia and Japan, in that order. “The team was ready in the final and we had some good exchanges. We even were able to move...

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