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Young Ireen Wust's Surprising Victory

In the 3000m, Ireen Wust claims her first gold and becomes the youngest Dutch Olympic champion in Winter Olympic history. To the surprise of many, 19 year-old Wust, triumphs in 4:02.43, almost a second quicker than her compatriot and mentor Renate Groenewold. Cindy Klassen of Canada, receives the bronze medal. Speed Skating Women's 3000m Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Ireen Wust (NED), Renate Groenewold (NED), Cindy Klassen (CAN)

3000m, GROENEWOLD, Renate, KLASSEN, Cindy, Netherlands, Speed Skating, Turin 2006, Women,

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