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British Ice Skating Selections to Speed Skating Championships

With the 2019-20 season entering ISU Championship time, we are delighted to confirm the selections of athletes to a number of competitions.

ISU EUROPEAN SPEED SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS

In fantastic news for the development of British Speed Skating (Long Track), all three Senior skaters secured places for the European Championships:

  • Ellia SMEDING - 1000m and Mass Start
  • Gemma COOPER - Mass Start
  • Cornelius KERSTEN - Mass Start

They will be competing in Heerenveen, NETHERLANDS, 10-12 January 2020

ISU EUROPEAN SHORT TRACK SPEED SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS

As well as securing quota places for 3 Ladies and 2 Men, the Men also won a place for the relay, making the skating team 8-strong:

  • Elise CHRISTIE
  • Kathryn THOMSON
  • Holly HOYLAND
  • Farrell TREACY
  • Niall TREACY
  • Ethan TREACY
  • Jonathan MOODY
  • Peter RICHES

The Championships take place in Debrecen, HUNGARY, 24-26 January 2020

ISU WORLD JUNIOR SHORT TRACK SPEED SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS

For three of our Junior skaters who have won selection to the Senior European Championships, they will then be flying straight to their next Major, showing the pathway and opportunity available to progress in the sport.  The full team is:

  • Holly HOYLAND
  • Niall TREACY
  • Peter RICHES
  • Kyle ROSS-WADDELL
  • Solomon PREMPEH

That competition will be in Bormio, ITALY, 31 January to 2 February 2020

Join us in getting behind all the skaters as they do themselves and GBR proud!