Speed skater Sáblíková takes gold at World Championship


The Czech speed skating champion Martina Sáblíková has taken the gold medal in the women’s 3,000 metres at the World Championships in Heerenveen, Netherlands. The Czech speed skater on Thursday beat defending champion Ireen Wüst of the Netherlands by more than a second and earned her third career title. Wüst’s compatriot Marije Joling finished third.