2018 SPEED SKATING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

HEERDE/ ARNHEN- NETHERLANDS

July 01 - 09, 2018


 

Preliminary USA Team information including: travel dates, housing, transportation and more. 

Preliminary USA Team Information

Important 2018 World Championships Speed Team USA Important Information

updated 5/9/18

 

WORLD TEAM SELECTION 

Due to the World Skate rule changes recently posted, the USA World Team selection has changed.

 

2018 USA Junior World Team Selection

 

SR442             Junior World Speed Championships Team Selection

The Junior Men and Junior Women’s World Speed Team may each consist of six men and six women. The following point value will be awarded for each distance: 18 points for first place, 14 points for second place, 11 points for third place, 8 points for fourth place, 6 points for fifth place, 4 points for sixth place, 2 points for seventh place, and 1 points for eighth place.**The 1000m on Track will be awarded the following points:  22 Points for first place, 18 points for second place, 14 points for third place, 10 points for fourth place, 7 points for fifth place, 5 points for sixth place, 3 points for seventh place, and 2 points for eighth place. To be eligible, athletes must be at least fourteen (14) as of January 1, and no more than 18 years of age the current competitive season.

 

SR442.1 Junior World Team - The Junior World Team shall include the following athletes:

  1. “A” Position, highest total points in the 500m + D Track, 100m Road and ONE Lap Road Events
  2. “B” Position, second highest total points in the 500m +D Track, 100m Road and ONE Lap Road Events
  3. “C” Position, highest total points in the Points Elimination, Points, and Elimination races track and road, Track 10K Points Elimination, 5K Elimination, Road 10K Points, 20K Elimination
  4. “D” Position, Second highest total points in the Points Elimination, Points, and Elimination races track and road, Track 10K Points Elimination, 5K Elimination, Road 10K Points, 20K Elimination
  5. “E” Position, highest total points on the Track with emphasis on the 1000m**
  6. “F” Position, highest total points on road

 

2018 USA Senior World Team Selection

 

SR441             Senior World Speed Championships Team Selection

The Senior Men and Senior Women’s World Speed Team may each consist of six men and six women. The following point value will be awarded for each distance: 18 points for first place, 14 points for second place, 11 points for third place, 8 points for fourth place, 6 points for fifth place, 4 points for sixth place, 2 points for seventh place, and 1 points for eighth place.**The 1000m on Track will be awarded the following points:  22 Points for first place, 18 points for second place, 14 points for third place, 10 points for fourth place, 7 points for fifth place, 5 points for sixth place, 3 points for seventh place, and 2 points for eighth place.  To be eligible, athletes must be at least fourteen (14) as of January 1, of the current competitive season.

 

SR441.1 Senior World Team - The Senior World Team shall include the following athletes:

  1. “A” Position, highest total points in the 500m + D Track, 100m Road, and ONE Lap Road Events
  2. “B” Position, second highest total points in the 500m + D Track, 100m Road and ONE Lap Road Events
  3. “C” Position, highest total points in the Points Elimination, Points, and Elimination races track and road, Track 10K Points Elimination, 15K Elimination, Road 10K Points, 20K Elimination
  4. “D” Position, Second highest total points in the Points Elimination, Points, and Elimination races track and road, Track 10K Points Elimination, 15K Elimination, Road 10K Points, 20K Elimination
  5. “E” Position, highest total points on the Track with emphasis on the 1000m**
  6. “F” Position, highest total points on road