The chemistry is back
February 25, 2010 | number 15The Dutch newspaper in Olympic Vancouver
Beating Germany 8-2 looked nice, but it was nothing compared to the incredible7-3 victory of Team Canada over top favorite Russia. Corey Perry contributed withtwo goals, Roberto Luongo showed his presence with 25 saves and Canada is onlyone win away from the gold medal match. Together with USA, Finland and Slovakiathey will decide who will be the new hockey heroes. On Friday, Babcock, Crosbyand his companions will face the Hossa brothers of Slovakia.
After winning gold on the 3.000, being a bigsurprise with bronze on the 1.500, MartinaSablikova did it again in the 5.000 meterrace. With a time of 6:50.91 the 22-year-oldfrom the Czech Republic became the queenof the speed skating competition. StephanieBeckert won silver, and Canada’s ClaraHughes took the bronze. For Hughes, it washer sixth Olympic medal, four during thewinter Olympics, and two in the summerOlympics of Atlanta.
Second goldfor Sablikova