(From left to right) Christine Nesbitt of Canada, Yu Jing of China and Zhang Hong of China are on the podium.[Source:Sina.com]
China's Yu Jing broke the world record in 500 meters on Sunday and finished second in the 1,000 to win the world sprint speedskating championship in Calgary.
Yu won the 500 in 36.94 seconds. Canada's Christine Nesbitt was second, 0.02 points back. She swept the 1,000 races on Saturday and Sunday, setting a world record on Saturday.
The Netherlands' Stefan Groothuis won the men's sprint championship. He won the 1,000.
"At last," Groothuis said. "Pretty much before I got fourth. Finally I won a big championship and I'm really glad for that. Sprints is the most difficult one to win, so I'm really glad to win this one."
South Korea's Lee Kyou-hyuk was second, 0.19 points back, and teammate Mo Tae-bum was third.