Three more medals for Dutch skaters

12th March 2011, Comments 0 comments

At the World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships in the German town of Inzell, the Dutch have won three more medals.

Bob de Jong took gold in the men's ten kilometre race, overpowering South Korea's Lee Seung-hoon, who had so far been undefeated on this distance. Bob de Vries took silver.

On Friday, Bob de Jong already won gold in the men's five kilometre race, finishing ahead of his rivals Korean Seung-Hoon Lee and Russian Ivan Skobrev.

After winning gold in the 1,500 metre and three kilometre races, Ireen Wüst today came second in the women's 1,000 metres.

In all, the Dutch have now won 10 medals in Inzell.


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