Sochi Olympics: Netherlands claim top spot

Monday, February 10, 2014

Dutch athletes added one gold, silver and bronze medal to their tally in Men`s 500 meter speed skating, claiming the top three spots respectively.

Dutch athletes added one gold, silver and bronze medal to their tally in Men`s 500 meter speed skating, claiming the top three spots respectively.

SOCHI, Russia - The Netherlands has topped leader boards at the end of the fourth day of Sochi`s Olympic Games, winning a total of seven medals.

Dutch athletes added one gold, silver and bronze medal to their tally in Men`s 500 meter speed skating, claiming the top three spots respectively.

Germany won one gold in Alpine skiing with Maria Hoefl-Riesch taking the women`s super-combined race, while Austria`s Nicole Hosp claimed silver and American Julia Mancuso got bronze.

France got one gold and one bronze medal in the Men`s 12.5km biathlon pursuit, while Ondrej Moravec won silver for the Czech Republic.

In the men`s 500m short track race, Canada, China and Russia won gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Meanwhile, Italian medalist Armin Zoeggeler became the first athlete to win six consecutive medals in Olympics history. Luger Zoeggeler achieved this success by winning the bronze medal in the men`s singles run on Sunday night.

Rank

Countries

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Total

1

Netherlands

3

2

2

7

2

Norway

2

1

4

7

3

Canada

2

2

1

5

United States

2

-

3

5

Russia

1

2

2

5

4

Austria

1

2

-

3

Czech Republic

-

2

1

3

5

Germany

2

-

-

2

France

1

-

1

2

Sweden

-

2

-

2

Italy

-

1

1

2

6

Poland

1

-

-

1

Slovakia

1

-

-

1

Switzerland

1

-

-

1

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