U.S. Juniors To Skate On Home Ice At World Junior Speed Skating Championships

March 08, 2018, 5:58 p.m. (ET)

The world’s top junior skaters will compete at the Utah Olympic Oval from March 9-11 at the ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships.

In total, more than 200 skaters ages 13 to 18 from 24 countries will participate. The juniors will compete in the 500m, 1000m, 1500m, 3000m, Team Pursuit, Team Sprint and the Mass Start.

Team USA will be sending 10 skaters to the start line – five men and five ladies. Nine of the ten U.S. skaters took part in the Junior World Cup Final from March 2-4 at the Utah Olympic Oval.

Ethan Cepuran (Glen Elly, Ill.) and Conor McDermott-Mostowy (Washington, D.C.) led the way for the U.S. at the Junior World Cup Final, with both skaters earning their first international medals. McDermott-Mostowy and Cepuran finished second and third, respectively, in the men’s Mass Start on the final day of competition.

To view the U.S. World Junior Championships roster, click here.

The World Junior Speed Skating Championships are free for spectators and open to the public. If you are unable to make it out to the Utah Olympic Oval, you can view the event via live stream, here.

Schedule (All times MST)
Friday, March 9 – 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, March 10 – 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, March 11 – 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

*schedule is subject to change