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Sven Kramer made his 1st Olympic appearance at the Turin 2006 Games where he claimed silver in the 5000m. In the team pursuit, the Dutchmen were the favorites but in the semifinal Sven falls, taking his teammate with him, they competed for 3rd place settling for the bronze medal. Four years later, Sven redeemed himself claiming his 1st gold in the 5000m in new Olympic record time of 6:14.60. Along with teammates, Sven captured the bronze medal in the team pursuit. Sven Kramer (NED) - Speed Skating - Turin 2006, Vancouver 2010