Sven Kramer (NED) won the first and only 10000m race of the season before the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games in an epic battle with world record holder Ted-Jan Bloemen (CAN) at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Stavanger on Sunday. Erik-Jan Kooiman (NED) grabbed the bronze medal.
After two days of short-distance racing, the endurance skaters took to the ice on the final day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Stavanger on Sunday. Sven Kramer (NED) took 10000m gold after an epic battle with Canada’s Ted-Jan Bloemen, and 45-year-old Claudia Pechstein (GER) won her first World Cup title since 2014 with gold in the Ladies 5000m. Canada and Korea took the honors in the concluding Team Sprint events.