11 Feb 2014

Dutch continue to dominate speed skating in Sochi

12:28 pm on 11 February 2014

Michel Mulder of the Netherlands has won the men's 500 metres Olympic speed skating title in Sochi in another Dutch clean sweep of the medals, with his twin brother Ronald grabbing bronze.

Mulder finished just 0.01 seconds ahead of compatriot Jan Smeekens who took silver.

It is the Netherlands' third consecutive speed skating gold of the Sochi Games.

The country also swept the medals in the men's 5,000 metres.