• Kyodo


Japanese speedskater Eriko Ishino set a national record when she cruised to victory in the women’s 5,000 meters at the Summer Classic indoor meet Saturday in Canada.

Ishino clocked 7 minutes, 3.34 seconds on the second day of the three-day offseason event.

Yuya Oikawa won the men’s 500 meters in 35.31 and Masaaki Kobayashi was third in 36.02.

In the women’s 500, Tomomi Okazaki was third.

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