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Abigail McCluskey


SportSpeed Skating
Born26 Jul 1996
ResidenceCalgary, AB, CAN
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.09 03 Jan 2020 Calgary  
    1000m 1:15.60 04 Jan 2020 Calgary  
    1500m 1:55.19 16 Feb 2020 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 4:03.84 07 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    5000m 7:21.50 18 Oct 2019 Calgary  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamKelowna Speed Skating Club: Canada  
Name of coachRemmelt Eldering [national], NED  
Reason for choosing this sportShe originally played ringette for eight years before switching to skating.  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in Kelowna, BC, Canada. She first tried short track skating in 2010 at age 14, and took up speed skating at age 16.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"The harder I work the luckier I get." (Athlete, 17 Jan 2021)  
HobbiesBaking, gardening, looking after her dog. (Athlete, 17 Jan 2021)  
Superstitions / Rituals / BeliefsShe always ties her right shoe or skate before her left, and she puts new laces in her skates before every major competition. (Athlete, 17 Jan 2021)  
Memorable sporting achievementQualifying for the 2020 World Single Distances Championships. (Athlete, 17 Jan 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 3000m18  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 1500m19  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 1500m21  
    2019/2020 World Sprint Championships Overall21  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 1000m24  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2020/2021 World Cup 3000m18  
    2020/2021 World Cup 1500m26  
    2020/2021 World Cup 500m27  
    2019/2020 World Cup 3000/5000m45  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m48  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m53