Ireen Wust of the Netherlands wins gold medal in women's 1,500-meter speedskating
Ireen Wust of the Netherlands won the gold medal in the women's 1,500-meter speedskating event Sunday at the Winter Olympics in a time of 1:56.89.
Kristina Groves of Canada won the silver in 1:57.14.
Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic won bronze in 1:57.96.
The highest American finisher was Heather Richardson, who was 16th with a time of 1:59.56.
Four-time Olympian Jennifer Rodriguez of the U.S. finished 18th with a time of 2:00.08.
Photo: Ireen Wust. Credit: Kevin Frayer / Associated Press