Julie Letai racing at the Utah Olympic Oval during the Short Track Championships on January 5. Photo courtesy of Thomas DiNardo
Short-track speed-skater Julia (Julie) Letai has qualified for the 2018-19 US Speedskating World Cup Team, as well as for the Junior World Team. Eighteen-year-old Letai, who graduated Medfield High as president of the class of 2018, will race for the USA in Montreal, Canada on January 26-27, then Dresden, Germany, on February 2-3, and Torino, Italy, on February 9-10.
NBC Sports Gold will livestream the Short Track World Cups in Germany and Italy, and the stream can be viewed at https://www.nbcsports.com/gold/speed-skating.