Mike McCann
Mike McCann
Mike McCann will call the short track speed skating competition.

Mike McCann, who has had a distinguished international sports career as a journalist, presenter, producer and commentator in television, radio and print, will be Nine's race caller for the thrilling short track speed skating competition at Vancouver.

In the commentary box McCann will partner Steven Bradbury, who became Australia's first gold medallist at the Olympic Winter Games with his sensational "last man standing" win in the speed skating at Salt Lake in 2002.

McCann has covered six Summer Olympic Games for the Seven Network, subscription television and ABC Radio, and was a senior media centre manager for the Sydney Olympics in 2000. He has also been a commentator at four Commonwealth Games.

He was the FINA-contracted international commentator at the world swimming championships in 2001 (Fukuoka), 2002 (Moscow), 2003 (Barcelona), 2004 (Indianapolis), 2007 (Melbourne), 2008 (Manchester) and 2009 (Rome).

He has provided international commentary on a variety of other sports, including FIFA world championships in Argentina (under-20, 2000), Trinidad and Tobago (under 17, 2001), and Guatemala (futsal, 1999), volleyball, badminton, table tennis, the Hong Kong marathon, the Asian Games in Bangkok and the Goodwill Games in Seattle.

During 15 years with ABC Radio, McCann was the inaugural presenter for the flagship program Grandstand, as well as covering Test cricket, basketball, cycling, tennis, golf and AFL.

He has also handled commentary for Spanish La Liga football and the A-League on Fox Sports, produced a 15-part quiz program for Sportsworld on the Seven Network, and is the author of three sports quiz books.

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