Speed skater Beorn Nijenhuis returned to form on Sunday after an injury-blighted season to beat the Dutch national record for the 1,000 metres.
He clocked 1,07.07 at the Olympic Oval in Calgary, Canada. The previous record of 1,07.18 was held by Gerard van Velde.
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