Colombia earned double speed skating gold ©World Skate

Colombia earned two speed skating gold medals as the World Roller Games continued in Nanjing today.

Fabriana Arias triumphed in the women’s 20,000 metres elimination race, with the Colombian holding off the challenge of Sandrine Tas of Belgium.

The pair were followed by Italy’s Francesca Lollobrigida, who completed the podium places.

Colombia’s Yesenia Escobar then earned victory in the women’s 100m sprint competition, finishing clear of her team-mate Andrea Canon.

Chen Ying-Chu, who won two gold medals in front of a home crowd at the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade, claimed the bronze.

Spain’s Ioseba Fernandez triumphed in the men’s 100m event, with Jorge Luis Martinez Morales of Mexico and South Korea’s Kim Jin-young completing the medal positions.

Beddiaf Nolan of France won the men’s 20,000m elimination competition, with Colombia’s Manuel Saavedra securing the silver medal.

Italy’s Daniel Niero won bronze.

China and Chinese Taipei earned speed slalom titles ©World Skate
China and Chinese Taipei earned speed slalom titles ©World Skate

Chinese Taipei celebrated success in the women’s speed slalom competition, as Chen Bei-Yi beat Iran’s Laya Arabi in the final.

Lo Pei-Yu, also of Chinese Taipei, overcame France’s Zoé Granjon in the bronze medal ride.

China’s Hao Zhang triumphed in the men’s event, as he saw off the threat of Chinese Taipei’s Chen Yu-Chi to clinch the title.

Chen’s team-mate Xiao Bing-Sheng earned bronze.