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ISU cancels Short Track World Championships in Korea

Feb. 26, 2020, 11:34 a.m. (ET)

US Speedskating has learned the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships scheduled to be held in Seoul, Korea has been cancelled, due to concerns about the spread of the corona-virus

Although the US team was disappointed in the decision, they agree with the action taken by the ISU. The Short Track World Championships is a big event for the team, but National Head Coach Wilma Boomstra says the ultimate goal is the 2022 Olympic Winter Games. "We have to stay prepared, and we have to stay on schedule," she said.

Visit this link for the complete ISU statement.