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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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Dutch talisman Kramer hoping to strike 10000m gold

Reuters - 15 Jan 2018
“We wanted to bring our real best skaters into the mass start and our head coach for the team pursuit and mass start decided to bring in Sven Kramer as one of the best skaters of the Netherlands.” The Dutch have also named sprinter Koen Verweij to ...
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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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Olympic roundup: Dutch speedskater Sven Kramer wins gold

The Morning Journal - 12 Feb 2018
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea >> Kicking off the second day of full events at the Pyeongchang Olympics, Dutch speedskater Sven Kramer broke his own Olympic record in the men's 5,000 meters to win his third straight medal in the event, Felix Loch missed ...
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Kramer breaks Olympic record to win speed skating gold

BBC Sport - 11 Feb 2018
Netherlands' Sven Kramer breaks the Olympic record to secure his third gold medal in the men's 5000m speed skating final. WATCH MORE: 'You can't separate them' - Speed skaters in dead heat · Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics live on BBC TV, Red Button ...
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WATCH: Best speed skating moments from the 2018 Winter Olympics

NBC Olympics - 24 Feb 2018
Sven Kramer added to his legend in PyeongChang. In addition to winning the 5000m for the third consecutive time, Kramer added a bronze in the team pursuit making him the first speed skater to win nine Olympic medals. In PyeongChang, Kramer was not ...
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Speed skater Kramer eyes place in history at PyeongChang 2018

Olympics - 10 Jan 2018
Sven Kramer is the most decorated athlete in the history of the ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships (22 medals, including 19 golds) and the World Allround Speed Skating Championships (11 medals, 9 golds). If things go to plan in ...
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Sleepless nights for Kramer after 10km failure

Reuters - 19 Feb 2018
“It has affected me to my core and I am struggling to deal with it and, of course, it is keeping me up at nights,” Kramer told Dutch television at the Games. “I am trying to put things in perspective and trying to enjoy what I have achieved. I had ...

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