The competition, being held in Chelyabinsk, Russia, had the Fort St. John speed skater race in the men’s 1,500 metre event, finishing fifth in the event. Morrison’s fifth place finish came at a time of 1:46.83, completing the race as the fastest Canadian.

Stefan Groothuis of the Netherlands finished first with a time of 1:45.70.

The world cup event will continue on Saturday, Nov.19.