Keanu Blunden and Andy Jung have represented Australia at the 2019 ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria, with both athletes recording a top 20 performance.
Blunden was the best performing Australian athlete with an overall ranking of 25th across all thee distances, the best overall placing by an Australian male since 2014, with Jung in 46th place.
In the 1000m, Blunden reached the quarter-final round to record a final place of 17th. Blunden also competed in the 500m, finishing 26th and 35th in the 1500m.
Jung reached the semi-final stage in the 1500m, finishing in 18th place, was 50th in the 500m, but unfortunately received a yellow card in the 1000m.
The World Championships marks the final event for the Short Track athletes for the international season.
IMAGE - Keanu Blunden (left) and Andy Jung (right) with AIR Short Track Speed Skating National Coach Richard Nizielski (middle) at the World Championships in Bulgaria © Australian Ice Racing Incorporated Facebook Page
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