Netherlands' Ireen Wust competes in the women's 1,500m speed skating event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Oval in Gangneung on Feb 12, 2018. (AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINIS)

GANGNEUNG, South Korea: Ireen Wust of the Netherlands claimed a record 10th Olympic speed skating medal when she won gold in the women’s 1,500 metres at the Gangneung Oval on Monday.

Wust, who is also the first Dutch athlete to win five Olympic gold medals, crossed the line in one minute 54.35 seconds, with Japan’s Miho Takagi taking the silver and another Dutch skater Marrit Leenstra winning bronze.- REUTERS

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