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Ireen Wust (NED) Wins Gold In Women Speed Skating

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Ireen Wuest from the Netherlands has sets the Olympic record in the women’s 1500m. She entered the 2022 Winter Olympics as the defending gold medalist in the 1500m.

She earned her sixth-career gold medal by setting the Olympic record in the women’s 1500m race on Monday.

Born 1 April 1986)Wüst is the youngest Dutch Olympic gold medalist in the history of the Winter Games.

At the age of nineteen, on 12 February 2006, she won the gold medal at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games 3000 metre event; four years later at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games she won the 1500 metre event; at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games she won two gold and three silver medals, making her the most decorated athlete at the Sochi Games.