ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships Event Begins Tomorrow.

Salt Lake City, UT (February 12, 2020) –  The ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships competition begins tomorrow, Feb. 13 at the Utah Olympic Oval through Sunday, Feb. 16 – the pinnacle event of the international long track speed skating season.

Featuring nearly 190 skaters from 23 countries racing in 16 events – this competition follows the Olympic format of speed skating. One race in each distance. One shot to claim a world championship title.

The Women’s competitions include the 500m, 1,000m, 1,500m, 3,000m and 5,000m distances – as well as the Team Pursuit and Mass Start. Men’s competitions include the 500m, 1,000m, 1,500m, 5,000m and 10,000m distances – as well as Team Pursuit and Mass Start.

Headlined by 2018 PyeongChang bronze medalist and defending Ladies’ 1,000 Meter World Single Distances Champion Brittany Bowe, and two-time Olympian and defending Men’s Mass Start World Single Distances Champion Joey Mantia, US Speedskating is fielding a strong lineup to compete with world-class skaters from the Netherlands, Russia, Canada, South Korea and more.

During the competition, attendees can enjoy the Legacy Winter Festival in the Oval plaza. Featuring activities like face painting, a petting zoo, ax throwing and a mechanical bull – plus live music, food trucks and a beer garden – it’s fun for the whole family. Legacy Winter Festival admission and activities are free.

Tickets are available for purchase on SmithsTix.com for $18 for adults (ages 13+) and $7 for youth ages 6 to 12. Children 5 and under will be admitted to the event for free. Tickets are also available at the door.

Premium General Admission Tickets are also available for $75 per day or $200 for all four days. Premium General Admission Tickets include food, two drink tickets, reserved seats and premium parking.

The following is a full schedule for the event:

Thursday, February 13

Doors Open: 11:30 am

Event Time: 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Friday, February 14

Doors Open: 1:00 pm

Event Time: 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Saturday, February 15

Doors Open: 11:30 am

Event Time: 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Sunday, February 16

Doors Open: 11:30 am

Event Time: 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

More information on the event can be found here.

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