Dutchman Sven Kramer wins Europe allround again

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HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (AP) — Dutchman Sven Kramer wrapped up his sixth title at the European Allround Championships, cruising to victory in style on Sunday with a win in the 10,000 meter event.

Kramer, who at age 26 is also a five-time allround world champion, finished in 12 minutes, 55.98 seconds, ahead of countryman Jan Blokhuijsen in 13:01.60. Blokhuijsen was also second in the allround standings, followed by Norway's Havard Bokko.

Dutch dominance is set to continue among the women: the Netherlands' Ireen Wust, leading after Saturday's races, won the women's 1,500 meter race Sunday in 1 minute 56.49 seconds, followed by Dutchwoman Linda de Vries in 1:57.57. With only the 5,000 meter race remaining, Dutch women occupy the top four allround slots.

 
 
 

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