GB Students are looking to participate in the World University Speed Skating Championships for the first time when it takes place on Dutch shores in March.

British Ice Skating and BUCS are excited to be sending Ellia Smeding from Hanzehogeschool Groningen to the World University Speed Skating Championships. 

At the European Championships, Ellia finished 14th in the 1000m event breaking the British record. This is the highest ever ranking in a senior international competition. 

At the World University Champsionships, Ellia, representing GB Students, will be competing in: 

  • 500m 
  • 1000m
  • 1500m
  • Mass Start event