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Kramer leads Dutch sweep of men's 5,000M speed skating

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2/8/2014 9:39:29 AM
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Sven Kramer of the Netherlands won gold in the men's 5,000-metre speed skating race to lead a Dutch sweep Saturday at the 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi, Russia.

Kramer posted an Olympic-record time of 6:10.76. 

Jan Blokhuijsen took silver with a time of 6:15.71 and Jorrit Bergsma followed with 6:16.66 for bronze.

Mathieu Giroux of Pointe-aux-Trembles, Que., finished 22nd with a time of of 6:35.77.

Sven Kramer (Photo: The Canadian Press)

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(Photo: The Canadian Press)
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