Out Athlete Ireen Wust Wins Gold in Speed Skating
Out Netherlands speed skater Ireen Wüst snagged the gold medal in the women’s 3,000-meter competition in Sochi. Buzzfeed reports:
Wüst finished in just 4 minutes, 0.34 seconds — just ahead of Martina Sablikova, the defending champ [from the Czech Republic.] Sablikova took silver after stopping the timer at 4 minutes, 1.95 seconds, while Russia’s Olga Graf won the bronze medal, finishing in 4 minutes, 3.47 seconds. Graf’s medal is the first in the games for Russia, the host nation.
Go team gay!