speedskater


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Noun1.speedskater - an ice-skater who races competitivelyspeedskater - an ice-skater who races competitively; usually around an oval course
ice-skater - someone who engages in ice skating
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The latest announcement adds to the growing list of professional stars and widely-acclaimed personalities, including football legends Romario, Cafu, Didier Drogba, ex-NBA star Dikembe Mutombo, former Serbia volleyball player Vladimir Grbi, former figure skater Michelle Kwan and retired track speedskater Apolo Ohno who will be flying into Abu Dhabi.
* Shani Davis: The American speedskater finished seventh in the 1,000 meters and 19th in the 1,500 after declining to attend the opening ceremony after losing a coin toss to decide the U.S.
ELISE Christie's nightmare Winter Olympics run continued yesterday as the British short track speedskater suffered a distressing exit in her favoured event.
I will fight back from this: Elise ELISE Christie's nightmare Winter Olympics run continued as the British short track speedskater suffered a distressing exit in her favoured event.
ELISE Christie's nightmare Winter Olympics run continued on Tuesday as the British short track speedskater suffered a distressing exit in her favoured event.
ELISE Christie's nightmare Winter Olympics run continued yesterday as the British short-track speedskater suffered a distressing exit in her favoured event.
Earlier, Japanese short-track speedskater Kei Saito failed a pre-competition test in Pyeongchang while Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has also been charged with doping offence after testing positive for a banned substance.
Speedskater Elise Christie's dreams ofWinter Olympic gold in the 500m crashed in the final yesterday (Tuesday).
Irene WA1/4st, another speedskater from the Netherlands became the youngest Dutch Olympic champion in history at the 2006 Winter Olympics, won more medals than any other athlete in any other sport in 2014, and is looking to set another record this year.
The other candidates were downhill skier skier Viktoria Rebensburg, luger Natalie Geisenberger, ice hockey player Christian Ehrhoff and speedskater Claudia Pechstein.
Short-track speedskater Elise Christie is a leading medal hope and was among the first group of Team GB athletes departing from Heathrow Airport yesterday for a flight to the Games, which take place from February 9 to 25.
The speedskater stayed at the back of the pack in the men's 1,000 metre final in Salt Lake City but was first past the finishing line when the skaters ahead of him crashed and ended in an icy pile-up.