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Sven Kramer wins 3rd straight Olympic gold in 5000 meters

USA TODAY - 15 Feb 2018
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — As always, when his rivals suddenly felt that pain in their legs, that burning in their lungs, Sven Kramer kept his mighty, unmatched stride going. "I never saw that wall," he said. Kramer won the 5,000 meters at the ...
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For Dutch speedskater Sven Kramer, 10000 more sorrows

Washington Post - 15 Feb 2018
“He's one of the biggest sportsmen we have had in the Netherlands, not only in speedskating but in sports,” Timmerman said of Sven Kramer. “This is the biggest sports moment of this Winter Olympics for the Dutch,” Hersman said. “This day. This race ...
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Sven Kramer wins third straight Olympic gold in 5000 meters

ESPN - 11 Feb 2018
At the Vancouver Olympics, with gold beckoning, Kramer inexplicably made a wrong lane change late in a race he was comfortably leading. "It's not a secret that it's really important to me," Kramer said. "I've won a lot at the Olympics, but I've lost a ...
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Speed skating: Lee storms to Olympic glory in men's mass start

Reuters - 24 Feb 2018
Dutch skater Sven Kramer opened up with two laps remaining in the 16-lap race, pushing up the speed in the peloton and gaining ground on the early pace-setters. Kramer, a surprise inclusion in the event due to a lack of exposure at the international ...
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Sven Kramer warms up for Olympics with new world record - 05 Feb 2018
Speed skater Sven Kramer warmed up for the Winter Olympics by setting a new world record over 3,000 metres in a trial race in Pyeongchang. The 31-year-old said he was surprised to have beaten his own record for a low-altitude venue, set two years ago ...
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Sleepless nights for Kramer after 10km failure

Reuters - 19 Feb 2018
Medals Ceremony - Speed Skating - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Men's 5000m - Medals Plaza - Pyeongchang, South Korea - February 12, 2018 - Gold medalist Sven Kramer of the Netherlands on the podium. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji. Kramer, who has won the 10 ...
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Olympic roundup: Dutch speedskater Sven Kramer wins gold

The Morning Journal - 12 Feb 2018
Gold medallist Sven Kramer of The Netherlands celebrates after the men's 5,000 meters race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/John Locher). By Dennis Waszak Jr., The Associated ...
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2018 WINTER OLYMPICS: Medals table, records set

Savannah Morning News - 25 Feb 2018
Men's 5,000 — Sven Kramer, Netherlands, 6:09.76, Feb. 11, 2018 (Old record: 6:10.76, Sven Kramer, Netherlands, Feb. 8, 2014). Men's 10,000 — Ted Jan Blomen, Canada, 12:39.77, Feb. 15, 2018 (Old record: 12:44.45, Jorrit Bergsma, Netherlands, Feb. 18 ...
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Speed skating preview: Men's team pursuit

NBC Olympics - 20 Feb 2018
Netherlands: The Dutch finally captured Olympic gold in this event in Sochi after two disappointing finishes in 2006 and 2010. In Pyeongchang, they have a good chance to do so again, armed with an arsenal of talented skaters that includes eight-time ...
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Speed skater Kramer reveals secret to his golden mastery

Olympics - 14 Feb 2018
When 31-year-old Kramer reflected on what keeps driving him towards becoming the most successful Olympic speed skater in the sport's history, he smiled and said: “I think my secret is that I just really love what I'm doing.” Like Swiss tennis star ...
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17 unforgettable moments from the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

KHOU - 25 Feb 2018
But to win one more gold medal against the young kids, the 31-year old had to go bigger and bolder than ever. And he pulled it off on the third and final run, performing back-to-back 1440s to to win America's 100th gold medal at the Winter Games. Day 7 ...

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