Blondin gets her fifth win in a row ~ Passion/Patin/Vitesse - Passion/Speed/Skating


14 décembre 2019

Blondin gets her fifth win in a row

Long track speed skating World Cup #4 continued today in Nagano, Japan. 

By Jackob Savard
Photo: ISU / Getty images

The second day of racing in Nagano showcased the men’s 500m (2) & team pursuit as well as the ladies’ 1000m and 3000m.

Mushtakov wins the second 500m of the weekend 
Russian sprinter Viktor Mushtakov won his second 500m of the season today in Nagano establishing a new track record of 34.508. His teammate Pavel Kulizhnikov finished second and yesterday's 500m winner Yuma Murakami finished third. 

Bowe, Takagi and de Neeling on the 1000m podium
World record holder on the distance Brittany Bowe won today’s 1000m race. Her time of 1:14.344 is now the track record at the M-Wave. She was joined on the podium by Japanese Miho Takagi and Dutch Sanneke de Neeling. It was de Neeling’s first individual World Cup medal in career. 

Team pursuit goes to Russian
The Russian team composed of Alex Rumyantsev, Danila Semerikov and Ruslan Zakharov won today’s team pursuit in front of Japan and Canada. 

Blondin goes five in five
Canadian skater Ivanie Blondin won a fifth consecutive World Cup race with her strong 3000m performance today in Nagano. Her time of 4:00.243 was good enough to beat reigning World Champion Martina Sablikova by one and a half second. Canadian skater Isabelle Weidemann got bronze. Blondin's five medals were all won in different distances as she won the 5000m, team pursuit and 1500m in Nur-Sultan as well as the mass start and 3000m in Nagano!

For the full results, click HERE
For our day 1 recap, click HERE

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