Canadian Short Track Speed Skater, Charles HamelinTHE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Team Canada celebrates short track bronze in the 3000m and 5000m relay

Team Canada finished their weekend at the Short Track World Cup with two bronze medals, one in the women’s 3000-metre relay and another in the men’s 5000-metre relay.

The women’s team of Alyson Charles, Claudia Gagnon, Danae Blais and Kim Boutin won bronze in the women’s 3000-metre relay. Their time of 4:09.009 seconds put them in third place behind the Chinese (4:08.746) and Korean (4:08.979) teams.

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Minutes later, the Canadian men’s 5000m relay team took bronze. Charles Hamelin, Maxime Laoun, Pascal Dion and Steven Dubois recorded a time of 6:43.883s.

Russia secured gold (6:43.662s), and silver went to Korea (6:43.743s).

The World Cup circuit continues next weekend right here in Canada! Head to the Maurice Richard Arena in Montreal from November 8th to 10th.