It was never in doubt. For the third race in a row, the Dutch women break the Olympic record! A fitting finale as Marrit Leenstra, Jorien Ter Mors and Ireen Wust grab the final speed skating gold medal of these Games for the Netherlands. The silver medal goes to Poland with Russia claiming the bronze.
It's the gold medal and an Olympic record for the Netherlands! Yet again they top the podium in the Adler Arena. The trio of Jan Blokhuijsen, Sven Kramer and Koen Verweij power across the finish line in a time of three minutes and 37.71 seconds, over three seconds ahead of the South Koreans in second place. The bronze medal goes to Poland.
"We want to come home with a bronze medal. After we put (the semifinal) loss behind us we'll be back to do that."