Speed Skating - Long Track
- 2006 Olympic silver medallist in team pursuit … 2008 world champion in 1,500 metres and bronze medallist in 1,000 metres … 2009 and 2007 world silver medallist in 1,000 metres and silver medallist in team pursuit … 2009 and 2007 world bronze medallist in 1,500 metres … Named Male Skater of the Year for Long Track by Speed Skating Canada four times (2006 to 2009) … Collected 27 World Cup medals over last three seasons … Three-time defending Canadian champion in 1,500 metres … Canada's Junior Male Athlete of the Year in 2005.
World Championship (WC) Results
- 2009 (Richmond, CAN): Silver – 1,000 metres; Bronze 1,500 metres 2008 (Nagano, JPN): Gold – 1,500 metres; Bronze – 1,000 metres; 4th – pursuit 2007 (Salt Lake City, USA): Silver – 1,000 metres; Silver – pursuits; Bronze – 1,500 metres; 20th – 500 metres 2005 (Inzell, GER): 5th – pursuit
- 2009-10: Collected four World Cup medals (one silver and three bronze). 2008-09: Competed at all three WC events … Captured silver (1,000 metres) and bronze (1,500 metres) at Richmond Oval in Single Distance WC… Finished 5th overall in Sprint WC and seventh in AllRound WC … Helped lead Canada to World Cup overall title in team pursuit while finishing second overall in 1,000 metres … Collected eight individual World Cup medals and two in team pursuit. 2007-08: Won first world title in 1,500 metres at 2008 Single Distance WC in Nagano, JPN (setting new track record of 1:45:22) … Also won bronze in 1,000 metres in Nagano … Set new world record in 1,500 metres with a time of 1:42.01 in Calgary, Alta. (3/15/08) … Ranked 2nd overall on World Cup circuit in 1,000 metres and 6th in 1,500 metres … Collected 10 World Cup individual podiums (two gold, seven silver and one bronze) and three in team pursuit. 2006-07: Won two silver (1,000 metres and team pursuit) and a bronze (1,500 metres) at Single Distance WC … Finished third overall on World Cup circuit in 1,500 metres and 2nd in team pursuit, collecting four total medals through the season. 2005-06: Captured Olympic silver in team pursuit (with Arne Dankers, Steven Elm and Justin Warsylewicz) and finished 19th in 1,000 metres and 11th in 1,500 metres … Finished 2nd overall on World Cup circuit in 1,500 metres … Collected four World Cup podiums … Was 5th overall at AllRound WC (Calgary, Alta.) and won bronze in 1,500 metres.
- Has two siblings, Jay (26) and Julie (28) … Brother Jay is also a member of the Canadian speed skating team … Morrison separated his shoulder in a mountain biking accident in May of 2008 … Started speed skating at age three … Competed in both long and short track speed skating until 2002-2003.
|2010 Vancouver||Speed Skating - LT||1,000m - M||13|
|2010 Vancouver||Speed Skating - LT||1,500m - M||9|
|2010 Vancouver||Speed Skating - LT||5,000m - M||18|
|2010 Vancouver||Speed Skating - LT||Pursuit - M||Gold|
|2006 Turin||Speed Skating - LT||1,000m - M||19|
|2006 Turin||Speed Skating - LT||1,500m - M||11|
|2006 Turin||Speed Skating - LT||Pursuit - M||Silver|
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