speedskating


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speedskating

(ˈspiːdˌskeɪtɪŋ)
n
(Ice Skating) a form of ice skating in which contestants race against each other or the clock over various distances
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24, 2018, file photo, Gold medalist Lee Seung-hoon of South Korea celebrates on the podium of the men's mass start speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.
FSC Pacific SKATING Speedskating World Cup final: Day 2, (taped) 10:30 p.m.
Speedskating. All of the witnesses are survivors of sexual abuse by coaches, leaders, or doctors in their respective sports, including by USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar who recently received a 175-year prison sentence after sexually abusing more than 150 women over the course of two decades.
Likewise, in 2012 more than a dozen members of US Speedskating told the USOC of physical and emotional abuse by their coaches.
Speedskating association moved its headquarters to Utah in 2001 to take advantage of the new Olympic Oval facility, and the Utah Olympic Park in Park City remains an official USOC training site as well.
Holland's Kjeld Nuis won the men's 1000m long-track speedskating gold medal ahead of Havard Lorentzen of Norway.
Norway's Havard Lorentzen won the men's 500m long-track speedskating with an Olympic record of 34.41 seconds.
Maame Biney is the first black woman to make the speedskating team and the second African-born competitor for the US at the winter Olympics.
Elise Christie of Britain sits on the ice after crashing during the ladies' 500 metres short track speedskating final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea on Tuesday, Feb.
Other athletes whose cases will be heard include Viktor Ahn, a six-time Olympic gold medalist in short-track speedskating, and Alexander Legkov, a cross-country skiing gold medalist.
A mass start is not uncommon among Winter Olympics, cross-country skiing, biathlon, and short-track speedskating all use mass starts.
To hear Marc Denhartog explain it, Dutch supremacy at Olympic speedskating is more logical than extraordinary.