Canadians close out short track world championships with 3 more bronze medals
Canadians collected three more medals at the short track speed skating world championships in Seoul, South Korea on Sunday.
Courtney Sarault, of Moncton, N.B., scored a bronze medal in the women’s 1,000-metre final – after favourite Suzanne Schulting was disqualified.
Fellow Dutch skater Xandra Velzeboer claimed the world title in the distance in one minute 29.361 seconds, while Choi Min-jeong of South Korea collected silver in 1:29.679. Sarault finished the race in 1:29.794.
Sarault also helped fellow Canadian skaters Kim Boutin, Claudia Gagnon and Renee Marie Steenge capture women’s relay bronze. Canada finished in 4:09.372, behind the Dutch world champions (4:09.056), and silver medallists South Korea (4:09.151).
Dubois, of Terrebonne, Que., added his second individual medal of the weekend by winning bronze in the men’s 1,000. He had taken silver in Saturday’s men’s 500-metre event.
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Canada’s Steven Dubois claims men’s 500m silver at short track worlds
Steven Dubois of Terrebonne, Que., finishes second in the the men’s 500-metre final at the short track speed skating world championships in Seoul, South Korea.
In the men’s 5,000m relay, the Canadians finished off the podium with a fourth-place result.