Saturday, February 8, 2014
(Sochi, Russia) -- Dutch speed skater Sven Kramer is once again the Olympic champion in the men's five-thousand meters. The 27-year-old won gold with an Olympic-record time of six-minutes, 10.76-seconds. It was the fifth career Olympic medal and second gold for Kramer. The Netherlands swept the podium, taking silver and bronze as well. Seventeen-year-old American Emery Lehman finished 16th with a time of six-minutes, 29.94-seconds. Fellow Americans Jonathan Kuck and Patrick Meek placed 19th and 20th, respectively.