BEIJING, Nov. 15 (Xinhua) -- The International Speed Skating season kicks off in Belarus with the first of six ISU World Cup Speed Skating events on Friday.
Home favorite Marina Zueva, who took her career first ISU World Cup Speed Skating medal with silver in the 3000m at the World Cup Final in 2018, will compete in the 1500m, 3000m and the Mass Start.
The ISU World Cup Speed Skating Series this season includes five stops and a World Cup final. After Minsk, the Series will take place in Poland's Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Kazakhstan's Nur-Sultan, Japan's Nagano and Canada's Calgary. The Final will be held in the Dutch city of Heerenveen on March 7-8.