The Korean Air ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating series begins on Friday in Salt Lake City (USA). The World Cup series consists of six events across North America, Asia and Europe, held from October 2011 to February 2012 in which the world’s best short track skaters from over 20 countries will compete for World Cup titles and prize money.
At each event the men's and ladies' races are held over 500m, 1000m and 1500m and single distances determine the winners. In addition, there are relay events for national teams over 3000m for the ladies and 5000m for the men.
The series starts off in the United States of America at the Utah Olympic Oval in Salt Lake City on October 21 to 23 and continues the following weekend in Saguenay, Canada. The second segment of the series moves to Asia and will take place in Nagoya (JPN) from December 2-4 then the following week in Shanghai (CHN). The Korean Air ISU World Cup Short Track series picks up again in Europe on February 3-5 Moscow (RUS) with the final Event taking place the following weekend in Dordrecht (NED). A press release summarizing the first competition in Salt Lake City will be distributed on Sunday 23 October.
The Korean Air ISU World Cup Short Track in Salt Lake City (USA) will be available as a live stream here. Please note some countries might be geo-blocked due to television right restrictions.
Live results and other information on the Korean Air ISU World Cup Short Track series 2011/12 are available here.
ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2011/12
October 21 – 23. 2011
Salt Lake City, United States of America
October 28 – 30, 2011
December 2 – 4, 2011
December 9 – 11, 2011
February 3 – 5, 2012
February 10 – 12, 2012
photos Janos Schmidt