Sochi 2014: Martina Sablikova wins speed skating 5,000m

Martina Sablikova

Martina Sablikova defended her speed skating 5,000m Olympic title with a blistering performance in Sochi.

Czech Republic's Sablikova recorded a time of six minutes 51.54 seconds, which gave her a winning margin of 2.74 seconds over Netherlands' Ireen Wust, who won her seventh Olympic medal.

For Sablikova, it was revenge over Wust, having relinquished her 3,000m title to her rival in Sochi.

Carien Kleibeuker, also Dutch, won bronze, pipping Russia's Olga Graf.

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