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Canada picks up Olympic gold medal in 10,000m speedskating

DH Toronto Staff Feb 15, 2018 5:47 am 1,202

Canada just picked up another gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic games thanks to Calgary speedskater Ted-Jan Bloemen.

Bloemen posted a time of 12 minutes 13:77 seconds in the menโ€™s 10,000-metre race โ€“ setting a new Olympic record.

Itโ€™s the second medal for Bloemen who was already awarded silver in the 5,000-metre race.

Coming in second, Dutchman Jorrit Bergsma, picked up the silver, while Italyโ€™s Nicolo Tumolero takes home the bronze.

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