Canada's Graeme Fish competes during the men's 5000 meters race of the speed skating World Cup at the Minsk ice arena in Minsk, Belarus, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)(AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
(AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

Speed Skating: Graeme Fish wins first individual World Cup medal of long track career

Canadian speed skater, Graeme Fish reached the podium for the first individual medal of his long track career, collecting bronze in the 10,000m final on Saturday at the ISU Speed Skating World Cup in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

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Fish secured the bronze medal in 13 minutes 4.255 seconds during the A-final.

“My race today was good,” Fish told Speed Skating Canada. “I skated consistent times throughout the laps, followed my plan and built from there.”

Patrick Roest of the Netherlands won the gold medal in 12 minutes 59.442 seconds, followed by silver to Russia’s Danila Semerikov with 13 minutes 2.439 seconds. Also competing in the men’s 10,000m, Ted-Jan Bloemen finished in seventh place.

Canada’s Graeme Fish competes during the men’s 10,000 meters race at the ISU single distance Speedskating World Championships in Inzell, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Competition in Nur-Sultan wraps up tomorrow with the 1500m and team pursuit finals for both the women’s and men’s divisions.