Salt Lake City, United States of America
JOCHEM UYTDEHAAGE OF THE NETHERLANDS CELEBRATES HIS NEW WORLD RECORD IN
MENS 5000M SPEED SKATING FINAL....
Jochem Uytdehaage of the Netherlands celebrates his new world record
and the Olympic gold medal in the men's 5000m speed skating competition
during the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games February 9, 2002.
Uytdehaage smashed the men's 5,000 metres speedskating world record by
more than three seconds to take gold at the Olympics on Saturday. He
timed six minutes 14.66 seconds to beat the previous mark of six
minutes 18.72 seconds set by compatriot Gianni Romme in Calgary on
January 30, 2000. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen