Golden Davis shines at Inzell

Sat, 12 Mar 01:22:00 2011

Shani Davis claimed gold in the men's 1000m race at the speed skating single-distance world championship in Inzell, Germany.

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The American saw off stiff competition from Dutch duo Kjeld Nuis and Stefan Groothuis to land his sixth world title.

Another Dutchman, Bob de Jong took gold in the 5000m race ahead of Korea's Seung-Hoon Lee and Ivan Skobrev of Russia.

In the women's 1500m Irene Wust was again triumphant, a day after winning the 3000m title.

The Dutchwoman led a clean sweep for her country, with Diane Valkenburg second and Jorien Voorhuis third.


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