Olympic Speedskating 2014: Live Results, Highlights of Women's 1,500 Meters

Kevin McRae@@McRaeWritesFeatured Columnist IVMarch 17, 2017

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 16:  (L-R) Silver medalist Ireen Wust of the Netherlands, gold medalist Jorien ter Mors of the Netherlands and bronze medalist Lotte van Beek of the Netherlands on the podium during the flower ceremony for the Speed Skating Women's 1500m on day 9 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Adler Arena Skating Center on February 16, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
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Do you think the Dutch have made their point?

The Netherlands' completed another speedskating sweep on Sunday morning at the Adler Arena Skating Center, taking all the spots on the podium in the women's 1,500 meters.

Jorien Ter Mors—better known for her exploits on the short-track—set a new Olympic record time of 1:53.51 and captured gold, the first of her career. 

Ireen Wust, the favorite and defending Olympic champion in the 1,500 meters—had to settle for silver, her third overall medal of the Games. She's also captured gold in the 3,000 meters and silver in the 1,000 meters.

Lotte Van Beek rounded out the podium with bronze. 

With Sunday's results, the Dutch have now captured 16 of the 24 speedskating medals awarded in Sochi thus far.

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