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Olympic Medal: Men's 500m Speed Skating

Updated Feb. 10, 2014 at 2:18 PM
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SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Twin brothers Michel and Ronald Mulder won Olympic gold and bronze medals Monday and led a sweep for the Netherlands in the 500-meter speed skating race.

Jan Smeekens of the Netherlands took the silver, finishing .01 of a second behind Michel Mulder when the times from the two 500-meter heats were put together.

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It is the second medal sweep for the Netherlands during the speed skating events at the 2014 Olympics. Skaters from that country also won all three medals in the men's 5,000-meter race on Saturday.

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