Calgary / Canada

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Alex Boisvert-Lacroix (CAN) took gold on home ice in a tumultuous 500m in Calgary on Sunday. Min-Kyu Cha (KOR) grabbed silver and Mika Poutala (FIN) bronze.

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Boisvert-Lacroix, skating in the third pairing, finished in 34.31 seconds, only 0.01 short of his personal best

In the fourth pairing, Ryohei Haga (JPN) crashed when coming from the inner corner. Sliding towards the boards, he took down Ruslan Murashov (RUS). The Russian was allowed to skate again but his 34.72 took him no further than 18th place.

In the sixth pairing, Gilmore Junio (CAN) was leading his race against Nico Ihle (GER) when he slipped and went down in the final straight.

Ihle, who had difficulties himself in the final inner corner, managed to avoid Junio, but his 34.86 brought him a disappointing 17th place.

Håvard Holmefjord Lorentzen (NOR), who came fifth in 34.47, stays on top of the Word Cup standings with 331 points.

Ronald Mulder (NED), who came fourth in Calgary in 34.43, retained second spot with 306 points, and Hein Otterspeer (NED) is third on 260 points after taking 10th place on Sunday in 34.53.

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