Korea is back on top in Yeosu.
Argentina and Germany won their first medals in Yeosu, Colombia leads the senior division while Korea was unstoppable in junior category.
Time Trials: Korea and Colombia split the gold medals in Yeosu.
Jercy Puello, Pedro Causil, So Yeong Shin and Bong Ju Choi were the fastest skaters during the first night of finals at the 2011 CIC Worlds.
Bart Swings and Hyo Sook Woo unbeatable.
The Belgian and Korean were the winners in the 10000m Points/Elimination during the first day of the 2011 CIC Worlds in Korea.
It’s Rush Hour in Yeosu.
The day started well with the 300m TT qualifiers but a ‘technical glitch’ with the timing equipment threw the program into disarray.
Americas SFC affects their chances at gold.
The USA is experiencing a SFC (Skater Financial Crisis) caused by the GFC. Bowen, Jackson and Kramer are only some American stars that will be not present in Yeosu.
Andrea Gonzalez will retire at the end of these world championships.
The Argentine legend will leaves the sport at the end of the season. She is one of the most decorated speed skaters in history.
No Marathon in Yeosu 2011?
That’s right… After being present for 15 consecutive years, the traditional race will be not part of the program in Korea.
Erika Zanetti ¨I´m going with desire to compete, enjoy and give the best of me¨.
The Italian sprinter will look for her first gold medal in Yeosu 2011 after a great performance at the Europeans in Heerde-Zwolle.
Can Korea top the medal tally in Yeosu?
The host team finished in the #1 position at the 2009 world champs in Haining. Last year, Korea couldn’t send their best team due to the Asian Games that were on at the same time so this year they will be back.
Rainy days complicate the first training sessions in Yeosu.
Bad weather is delaying many national teams ability to get used to the track in Yeosu.
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