Sunday, February 19, 2006

Dutch speed skater Marianne Timmer got her third Olympic gold medal ( eight years ago she won the 1000 and 1500 meters competition in Nagano, Japan ) by winning the 1000 meters competition today. Look at the tiny gaps between the fastest six competitors:
  1. Marianne Timmer ( Ned ) 1:16.05
  2. Cindy Klassen ( Can ) 1:16:09
  3. Anni Friesinger ( Ger ) 1:16.11
  4. Ireen Wuest ( Ned ) 1:16.39
  5. Kristina Groves ( Can ) 1:16.54
  6. Barbara de Loor ( Ned ) 1:16.73

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