(Stavanger) Ontarian Isabelle Weidemann won silver in the 5;000 meters on Friday at the Long Track Speed Skating World Cup in Stavanger; Norway.
Ottawa’s Weidemann conceded 2.11 seconds to Irene Schouten of the Netherlands. The podium was completed by the Norwegian Ragne Wiklund.
Weidemann suffered the same fate in the first World Cup of the season; bending his back in the 3000m grand final ahead of Schouten.
For her part; Ottavienne Ivanie Blondin finished in fifth place.
For her part; Valérie Maltais; from La Malbaie; finished in 20me and last row of the 1000 m. The Québécois gave 3.84 seconds to the eventual winner; Brittany Bowe of the United States (1:14 168).
On the men’s side; Laurent Dubreuil finished in 12me up to 1000 m.
Lévis’s Dubreuil crossed the distance in one minute and 9;230 seconds. The Québécois had two podiums in the 500 meters last week at the World Cup in Tomaszow Mazowiecki; Poland.
The competition was swept by the Dutch Thomas Krol; Kai Verbij and Kjeld Nuis; who were separated by only eight hundredths of a second.
Antoine Gélinas-Beaulieu from Sherbrooke and Vincent De Haître from Ottawa followed in the 15me and 18me rows; in order.
This is the second stop of the season at the Long Track Speed Skating World Cup.
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