Ru
SHORT TRACK
SPEED SKATING
Established at Special Olympics: 2001
Ru
SHORT TRACK
SPEED SKATING
Established at Special Olympics: 2001
Short track speed skating/ / / / / / . . . is a sport where athletes compete to be the fastest to finish an ice track with a length of 111.12 meters.
Short track speed skating
Starting as early as 1905, short track speed skating began in Canada and the United States due to the lack of 400 meter long tracks. While practicing on ice rinks, many North American athletes experienced new challenges such as tighter turns and shorter straightaways. This ultimately led to establishing different techniques for skaters to use in order to win speed skating competitions.
Short track speed skating
Short track speed skating. . . . . . . . .. . provides both cardiovascular and aerobic benefits while also improving muscle strength, balance and coordination.
Cross-country skiing. . . . . . . . . . . ...... is a low impact, aerobic sport that has various health benefits for its athletes. The low impact nature of the sport reduces impact loading on joints, while also using a large percentage of muscle mass to glide over snow covered surfaces. In addition, cross-country skiing can improve an athlete's respiratory and cardiovascular systems.
. . . . . . . . . . is a sport where athletes compete to be the fastest to finish an ice track with a length of 111.12 meters.
Competition venue
Sports Palace
Address: 1 Moskovskaya St., Kazan, Russia
Events
Category 1
111 meter race
Male, Female
Category 1
222 meter race
Male, Female
Category 1
333 meter race
Male, Female
Category 1
500 meter race
Male, Female
Category 1
1500 meter relay
Mixed
Category 2
333 meter race
Male, Female
Category 2
500 meter race
Male, Female
Category 2
777 meter race
Male, Female
Category 2
1000 meter race
Male, Female
Category 2
1500 meter relay
Mixed
Category 3
777 meter race
Male, Female
Category 3
1000 meter race
Male, Female
Category 3
1500 meter race
Male, Female
Category 3
1500 meter Relay
Mixed
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