The fourth round of the Speed Skating World Cup was held in Poland on the 4th, and in the women's 9 meters, Miho Takagi, who holds the world record in this event, won the race, making it four consecutive wins in this event since the start of the season.
Takagi, who has been skiing consistently so far this season and has won three consecutive races in this event since the start of the World Cup, passed the first 3 meters in the third time overall, and then won the second half in 700:3.1 with a race that made the most of his endurance.
Takagi extended his winning streak from the start of the season to four, his 56th World Cup victory in this event.
In addition, in the women's team pursuit, which was a six-lap race in a formation of three people, Takagi, Ayano Sato, who won the gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics with Takagi in this event, and 63-year-old Momoka Horikawa participated in the competition, and showed stable skiing from beginning to end to win the championship with a time of 4 minutes 20.3 seconds. It was the second win of the season following the opening round of the Obihiro tournament.
Meanwhile, in the men's 1 meters, Wataru Morishige finished third in 6.20 seconds, ending his winning streak in the event at four.