February 13, 2018
By Simon Jennings
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) – Dutch speed skaters continued their dominance at the Olympic Games on Tuesday with world champion Kjeld Nuis powering to gold in the men’s 1,500 metres ahead of compatriot Patrick Roest.
South Korea’s Kim Min-seok sparked wild celebrations by taking bronze to open the host nation’s speed skating account at the Games.
The Netherlands has won eight of the 12 speed skating medals at the Games so far, including all four golds.