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In contrast to what is used for speed skating, the skate blades in short track are not positioned along the central longitudinal axis of the shoe sole. Rather, they are strongly shifted to the left of this axis.
In contrast to speed-skating, the track for short-track uses, as a rule, the normal hockey "box."
The first major international event involving Soviet athletes was the Universiade of 1985 in Belluno (Italy)