BEIJING (AP) — Irene Schouten grew up dreaming of an Olympic gold medal.
She’ll head home from the Beijing Games with three of ’em.
The Dutch speedskater established herself as the biggest star at the Ice Ribbon with her third individual victory, chasing down Canada’s Ivanie Blondin to win the women’s mass start on Saturday.
BEIJING (AP) — Irene Schouten already had a gold medal at the Beijing Olympics, so she was nice and relaxed for her next race.
No one else had a chance.
The Dutch speedskater completed a sweep of the women’s distance events, setting another Olympic record Thursday with a victory in the 5,000 meters.
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