Speedskating: South Koreans dominate at sprint speedskating
OBIHIRO, Japan — Lee Kyou-hyuk won the men's 1,000 meter race on Sunday as South Korea dominated on the final day of the World Sprint Speedskating Championships.
Lee had a time of 1 minute, 09.60 seconds to finish first and claim the overall title. Lars Elgersma of the Netherlands was second, 0.13 seconds behind Lee, while Ronald Mulder, also of the Netherlands, was third in 1:10.36.
Lee Kang-seok won the men's 500 in 35.11 seconds, 0.06 seconds ahead of Lee Kyou-hyuk.
Germany's Jenny Wolf won the women's 500 in 38.24, 0.13 seconds ahead of South Korea's Lee Sang-hwa, who won the overall women's title.
Japan's Sayuri Yoshii won the women's 1,000 with a time of 1:17.08.