PressBee - Russia Today :
The leader of the Russian speed skating team Pavel Kulizhnikov has proved again he is one of the world’s fastest sprinters by winning the men’s 500m gold at the World Championships in Salt Lake City in the US.
The 25-year-old clocked a time of 33.72 seconds, which was enough to claim gold on the shortest speed skating distance.
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Fellow Russian Ruslan Murashov finished second, while Japan’s Tatsuya Sinema completed the podium.
This was the fourth world title at separate distances for Russian champion Kulizhnik
On the fast track: Russian speed skater Pavel Kulizhnikov earns World Championship sprint gold