O’Brien Lines Up For World Cup 4

Liam O’Brien concludes his racing in 2023 at this weekend’s ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating in Seoul, Republic of Korea (15-17 December).This will be O’Brien’s fourth World Cup this season after competing in Canada in October and China just last week. He will be in familiar territory as his training base is in nearby Seongnam and he has raced inside the Mokdong Ice Rink on a number of occasions, most recently at the World Championships back in March. He will compete over the 1000m and 1500m (2) distances.“I am excited to get out and race in my home away from home,” O’Brien said. “I’m going to put together everything I’ve learnt from the first three World Cups of the season and hope for some good racing.”Each World Cup features races over the 500m, 1000m and 1500m distances with Day 1 solely assigned for qualification rounds. Day 2 and Day 3 combine subsequent qualification rounds and World Cup sessions. Further World Cups will take place in Republic of Korea, Germany and Poland later this season. In Ireland, the action can be viewed live on the Skating ISU YouTube channel and followed on social media via the #ShortTrackSkating hashtag.