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SOCHI, February 09. /ITAR-TASS/. Speed skater Ireen Wust from the Netherlands has won the women's 3000 meters race at the 22nd Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.
Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic got silver and Olga Graf of Russia took the bronze medal.
Ireen Wust, a four-times world champion in classical allround championships, was born April 1, 1986 in Goirle, North Brabant, and made a debut in speed skating in a national competition in November 2003.
Also in 2003, she won gold at a junior world championship in Roseville, US. Her next victory in a similar tournament came in 2005.
In 2006, Wust became the youngest Olympic champion in the history of the Netherlands by winning gold in women’s 3000 meters and bronze in 1500 meters.
She won gold in 1500 meters in the 2010 at the Vancouver Games.