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Dennis

Speed Skating 2020 - 2021 Discussion Thread

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:VIE is now a member of the ISU (for speed skating) according ITG.


“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair” - Nelson Mandela

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The Dutch federation has decided to go back to having two 500m 'heats' in national competitions, the only fair way to have a 500m competition.

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58 minutes ago, heywoodu said:

The Dutch federation has decided to go back to having two 500m 'heats' in national competitions, the only fair way to have a 500m competition.

Combined time or best time?

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8 hours ago, NearPup said:

Combined time or best time?

I believe they go back to combined time.

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10 hours ago, heywoodu said:

The Dutch federation has decided to go back to having two 500m 'heats' in national competitions, the only fair way to have a 500m competition.

Is there a clear advantage to having either the inner or outer lane? 


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55 minutes ago, Olympian1010 said:

Is there a clear advantage to having either the inner or outer lane? 

yes, those who go in the outer lane in the finish curve have a clear advantage, as they have a wider radius available to manage the forces in play...

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