4 years after they had been erased by the COVID-19 pandemic, the world determine skating championships are heading again to Montreal.
The Worldwide Skating Union provisionally awarded the 2024 occasion to Montreal on Thursday
The 2020 world championships had been scheduled for Montreal, however had been cancelled on March 11, simply 5 days earlier than they had been scheduled to begin. They had been one of many first world sports activities occasions to be wiped off the calendar by the pandemic.
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March 11 was a pivotal day within the pandemic. The NBA suspended its season that very same day, plus actor Tom Hanks and spouse Rita Wilson introduced they’d COVID-19. Numerous different sports activities occasions and leagues subsequently shuttered like dominoes.
The Montreal world championships can be held March 18-24, 2024.
The 2022 occasion can be in Montpellier, France, whereas Saitama, Japan will host the championships in 2023.
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