Lacroix re­turns to Cana­dian long-track speed­skat­ing team

Cape Breton Post - - Sports -

CALGARY - Coach Marcel Lacroix is re­turn­ing to the Cana­dian long-track speed­skat­ing team to guide mid­dle- and long-dis­tance skaters in their quest to com­pete at the Win­ter Games in women’s team pur­suit. He will fill a po­si­tion that was va­cated last week by Xi­uli Wang, who ac­cepted a coach­ing job in her na­tive China.

Lacroix, who has helped Cana­dian speed­skaters make six Olympic podium ap­pear­ances over three dif­fer­ent Games (Nagano, Turin and Van­cou­ver), will serve in the po­si­tion un­til af­ter the 2018 Pyeongchang Games.

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