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Czech women win European Speed Skating events

Czech women win European Speed Skating events

Olympic champion Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic won the women's 3,000 meters at the European speed skating championships on Friday.
Sablikova, the world-record holder in the 5,000 and 10,000, finished in 4 minutes, 16.09 seconds, finishing 3.32 seconds ahead of Poland's Natalia Czerwonka.
Five-time Olympic champion Claudia Pechstein of Germany finished third.
In women's 500, Karolina Erbanova of the Czech Republic clocked 39.87 seconds to beat Ireen Wust of the Netherlands and Yulia Skokova of Russia.
The championships continue Saturday with the women's 1,500 and the men's 500 and 5,000.


Updated : 2021-04-16 15:01 GMT+08:00