Dutch speed skater wins gold at World All-round Championships

14th February 2011, Comments 0 comments

Dutch speed skater Ireen Wüst won her second world all-round championship in Calgary on Sunday.

The 24-year-old won the final race, the women's 5K, in 6:55.85 clinching the all-round title. Czech skater Martina Sablikova fell during the final race, but nevertheless clocked a time of 7:00.04. However, her mishap meant she was bumped to third place in the overall rankings. Canadian sprint world champion Christine Nesbitt won the silver medal despite coming third in the final 5K race in 7:09.06.



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