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Canada’s Sarault captures silver, bronze medals at short track worlds


Canada’s Courtney Sarault added to her medal haul at the short track world championships on Sunday in Dordrecht, Netherlands.

The Moncton, N.B., first won a bronze medal in the women’s 1,000m by skating to a time of one minute, 27.470 seconds. Sarault added another podium appearance with a silver medal in the 3,000m Superfinal. 

The Canadian skater finished behind of Dutch skater Suzanne Schulting (1:26.854) and Belgium’s Hanne Desmet (1:26.993) in a photo finish in the women’s 1,000m event.

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After a silver medal Saturday at the world short track speed skating championships in Dordrecht, Netherlands, Courtney Sarault of Moncton, N.B. added a bronze medal Sunday in the 1,000 metre distance. 2:07

Sarault then completed her race just behind Schulting again (5:21.602) and ahead of her fellow countrywomen Selma Poutsma (5:22.629) by skating to a time of five minutes, 21.773 seconds in the 3,000m Superfinal.

In all, Sarault made three podium appearances this weekend after earning silver in yesterday’s 1,500m final. That finish earned the Canadian skater her first-ever medal at the world championships.

You can watch all the action from the short track world championships, which stream live on CBCSports.ca all weekend, as well as on Road to the Olympic Games.



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