The 13th place result is the highest by an Australian in the 2018-2019 season.
Blunden advanced through to the B final round, where he finished third, giving him a final ranking of 13th, an impressive result for the 20-year-old skater.
Competing in the 1000m, Blunden was also the leading Australian for the distance, with a 22nd place performance.
Also in action for Australia was 2018 Olympian Andy Jung (23rd 500m #1, 24th 1000m), Skyler Kah (38th 500m#1, 45th 1000m), Joshua Kah (46th 500m #1, 39th 500m#2) and Liam O'Brien (43rd 500m#2 and 52nd 1500m).
The men's relay team also had an improved performance of 11th from a field of 18 countries.
With Torino being the final World Cup for the season, the next event on the schedule is the World Championships, which will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria, from March 8-10.
IMAGE - The Short Track arena in Torino, Italy