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Canadian Olympic Speed Skater Arne Dankers: Farewell To Speed Skating

Canadian long track speed skater Arne Dankers recently retired from competition- read more here; Olympian Arne Dankers Bides Farewell to Speed Skating


Twenty-eight years old Dankers started speed skating when he was 8, and his first international competition was the World Junior Championship in 1998. The athlete went on to a successful international carreer, with one of the major highlights being a silver medal with the pursuit team and finishing 5th in the 5000m at the 2006 Torino Olympic Winter Games. Dankers then went on to finish 4th in both the 5000m and 10 000m the following year at the World Single Distance Championships.

Pictures- Brescia Indoor Regional Championships, Italy- From Pattinaggio Bellusco

Pattinaggio Bellusco shared pictures from the Brescia Indoor Regional Championships in Italy.

Photo from Pattinaggio Bellusco

Pictures- Oakville- 4th Western Regional Meet (Short Track)

The Hamilton Speed Skating Club shared some pictures from the 4th Western Reional Meet  held in Oakville in January.

Photo from Hamilton Speed Skating Club

Photo from Hamilton Speed Skating Club

Results- Late January/ Early February- From Speed Skating Results

Whenever you want tocatch up or analyse all the long track speed skating competition results, check out SpeedskatingResults.com. For now, you’ll find plenty of results from this past weekend in the archive (here’s page 1 of many).