Short Track Skaters Compete for a Spot on the World Cup Team

Oct. 01, 2018, 2:05 a.m. (ET)

Short Track skaters to compete for a spot on the Fall World Cup Team

Utah Olympic Oval is the site for the competition on Oct. 6-7, 2018

 

KEARNS, Utah – US Speedskating hosts the Short Track Fall World Cup Qualifier on Oct. 6-7, at the Utah Olympic Oval (5662 S. Cougar Ln.) Following the event, qualifying skaters will be selected to represent the United States at four ISU World Cup events:

            Nov. 2-4          Calgary, CAN

            Nov. 9-11        Salt Lake City, UT

            Dec. 7-9          Almaty, KAZ

            Dec. 14-16      KOR

Dozens of skaters are expected to compete for a spot on the World Cup Team. Including returning Olympians Maame Biney (Reston, VA), Thomas Hong (Laurel, MD), Ryan Pivirotto (Ann Arbor, MI) and Aaron Tran (Federal Way, WA).

The schedule of events is as follows:

                       Events (Ladies and Men)

Saturday, Oct. 6:        1500m, 500m - Qualifying Rounds / Finals

Sunday, Oct. 7:          1000m, Ladies 3000m Relay, Men’s 5000m Relay- Qualifying Rounds / Finals

 

Competition is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. on both days. All events are free and open to the public.

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