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Clara Hughes Wins First Speed Skating Gold 3:02

Canadian Clara Hughes dominates in the 5000m event to claim her first speed skating gold medal. In a time of 6:59.07, Hughes crosses the finish line, a second quicker than three time defending champion Claudia Pechstein, who this time has to settle for silver. Cindy Klassen of Canada, takes the bronze medal home in 7:00.57. Speed Skating Women's 5000m Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Clara Hughes (CAN), Claudia Pechstein (GER), Cindy Klassen (CAN)

2/10/2006 12:00:00 AM