For the first time, Kazakhstan has received the right to host the World Cup Speed Skating.

Competition was held at ice arena “Alau”.

According to the requirements of International Skating Union for the television shooting there were used 13 cameras. 5 of them – a robotic camera, permanently installed at the ice arena “Alau”.

Director of broadcasting – Thomas Weidmann – specially invited director from Germany.

The following channels were broadcasting this competition:

  • TV Asahi Corporation (Japan)
  • SBS International Inc (Republic of Korea)
  • European Broadcasting Union (EBU)
  • Universal Sports (USA)
  • Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) (Canada)
  • NRK (Norway)
  • NOS (Netherlands)
  • ARD (Germany)
  • Ел Арна — “Khabar” Agency (Kazakhstan)