Speed skater Sáblíková takes silver at European Speed Skating Championships

Czech speed skater Martina Sáblíková took the silver medal in the overall discipline at the European Speed Skating Championships in Chelyabinks on Sunday. The long-distance specialist, who was aiming for her fifth Euroepan allround title, won the 3,000 and 5,000 metres and finished second in the overall competition with 162.414 points. Sáblíková's longtime rival Ireen Wüst of the Netherlands took the gold for the fourth time in her career.