Nils van der Poel breaks 10000m world record on final day of Worlds

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Rejuvenated Swede won his second title in Heerenveen to end the World Single Distances Championships in style, as the Netherlands took their tally to seven golds.

Nils van der Poel ended the World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships in Heerenveen with a bang on Sunday (14 February).

Just two months after making his comeback to the sport, the Swede set a new world record in the 10000m to add to the 5000m title he won on Thursday.


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