Speed skatin

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Speed skatin
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Heichest govrenin body Internaitional Skatin Union
Mixed gender Yes
Olympic 1929

Speed skatin, or speedskatin, is a competitive furm o ice skatin in which the competitors race each ither in travelin a certain distance on skates. Types o speed skatin are long track speed skatin, short track speed skatin, an marathon speed skatin. In the Olympic Gemmes, lang-track speed skatin is uisually referred tae as juist "speed skatin", while short-track speed skatin is kent as "short track".[1] The ISU, the govrenin body o baith ice sports, refers tae lang track as "speed skatin" an short track as "short track skatin".

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