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Speed Racer: Skater Sets New Record

Image: Sven Kramer
Sven Kramer, of the Netherlands, competes in the men's 5,000-meter speed skating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center in Sochi. Kramer set a new Olympic record. David J. Phillip / AP

Speed skater Sven Kramer of the Netherlands set an Olympic record and defended his title in the men's 5000m Saturday, winning gold with a time of 6 minutes, 10.76 seconds, a new Olympic record.

Image: Sven Kramer of the Netherlands celebrates after winning the gold.
Sven Kramer of the Netherlands celebrates after winning the gold. Matt Dunham / AP