Laurent Dubreuil of Lévis, Que., returned to the podium Saturday, capturing the men’s 1,000 metres a day after winning the 500 at the ISU speed skating world championship in Heerenveen, Netherlands.
Dubreuil stopped the clock in one minute 8.569 seconds, 51-100ths of a second behind Kai Verbij’s winning time of 1:08.052 on home soil. Russia’s Pavel Kulizhnikov was second in 1:08.313.
WATCH | Canada’s Dubreuil reaches podium on consecutive days:
Connor Howe of Canmore, Alta., placed 10th of 23 finishers in 1:09.720 while Alex Boisvert-Lacroix of Sherbrooke, Que., was 21st (1:11.015)
Ottawa’s Ivanie Blondin captured her fourth career world silver, clocking 8:43.260 in the women’s mass start behind Marijke Groenewoud (8:43.150). Rounding out the podium was Groenewoud’s teammate from the Netherlands, Irene Schouten, in 8:43.560.
WATCH | Blondin adds another silver medal to world championship resumé: