Fish lowers the 10 000m world record in Salt Lake City, Bloemen gets silver ~ Passion/Patin/Vitesse - Passion/Speed/Skating


14 février 2020

Fish lowers the 10 000m world record in Salt Lake City, Bloemen gets silver

Single distances speed skating championships continued today in Salt Lake City.

By Jackob Savard
Photo: Maria Dalton

Mens’ 10 000m, ladies’ team pursuit as well as ladies’ and men’s 500m were on the program of this second day of racing at the Utah Olympic Oval. 

Fish gets the record and the title 
Canadian Graeme Fish is the new fastest 10 000m skater ever. The Saskatchewan born skater claimed the world title on the distance with his world record time of 12:33.86. His teammate and 5000m world champion Ted-Jan Bloemen finished second while German Patrick Beckert finished third.

Japanese team pursuit champions
In the ladies’ team pursuit, Nana Takagi, Miho Takagi and Ayano Sato established a world record on the distance. Their time of 2:50.76 was well enough to beat the Netherlands and Canada who got silver and Bronze.

Kulizhnikov and Kodaira get gold on 500m
Russian Pavel Kulizhnikov won the 500m with a time of 33.727. His teammate Ruslan Murashov and Japanese Tatsuya Shinhama completed the podium.

Japanese Nao Kodaira won the ladies’ 500m title in 36.692. Russians Angelina Golikova and Olga Fatkulina got silver and bronze.

You can browse the full results HERE

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