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Olympic Medal: Women's 3000m Speed Skating

Feb. 9, 2014 at 8:19 AM   |   Comments

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Irene Wust of the Netherlands won the Olympic gold medal Sunday in 3,000-meter speed skating.

Wust was the gold medal winner of this event eight years ago and she defeated the defending champion -- Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic. Sablivkova finished 1.6 seconds behind to take the silver.

The bronze went to Olga Graf of Russia. It was the first medal of the Sochi Olympics for the host nation.

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