2010 gold medalist wins second World Cup race

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2010 gold medalist wins second World Cup race


2010 Olympic gold medalist Lee Sang-hwa, 23, was in fine form at the Essent ISU speed skating World Cup.[REUTERS/YONHAP]

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands - Korea’s Lee Sang-hwa won her second 500 meter World Cup race of the season Saturday. Lee clocked 37.92 seconds to beat American Heather Richardson, who finished in 38.13 seconds. Canada’s Christine Nesbitt won the women’s 1,500 meter race in 1:56.35.

In men’s competition, Finland’s Pekka Koskela won the 500 in 34.96 seconds, beating Poland’s Artur Was and Korea’s Mo Tae-bum. Koskela was second in the 1,000 meter race to Denny Morrison of Canada who won ute and 9.43 seconds.


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