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18-11-2019, 10:20 UTC
[04.03.2019 7:57 UTC] Ruth Fraňková
Martina Sáblíková wins fifth combined world championship title

Czech speed skater Martina Sáblíková won her fifth combined world championship title in Calgary on Sunday. The long-distance specialist won the women’s final 5000-metre race in six minutes, 42 seconds, beating her own record set in 2011.

The 31-year-old Sáblíková beat her nearest rival Miho Tagaki, in second place, by around 20 seconds to secure the combined title.