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Morrison adds silver in Heerenveen team pursuit

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By Jon Zacks


Denny Morrison added a silver in the men’s team pursuit on Sunday, to give him two second-place finishes at the final World Cup competition of the season.

After posting his best 1,500 metre time of the season on Friday to pick up the silver medal, Morrison joined his Olympic teammates Lucas Makowsky and Mattieu Giroux as the trio finished about a second and a half behind the gold medal-winning Norwegians.

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On the women’s side, Kristina Groves and Brittany Schussler took gold and bronze medals respectively in the women’s 1,500, while Cindy Klassen joined the pair for a gold medal performance in the women’s team pursuit.

Skaters will remain in the Netherlands preparing for the final event of the season. The World Allround Championships are in Heerenveen March 19-21.

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