Netherlands took double victory in ladies 1500 meters. Jutta Leerdam won the gold medal with a winning time 2.07.29. Silver medal went to Sanne In ‘t Hof and Daria Kachanova from Russia were third. Leerdam and Kachanova won their second medals in the Championships. Joy Beune completed the Netherlands amazing race by being fourth. Leerdam reeled a bit just before the finish and fell afterwards.
– It was mostly because I was really tired and I gave everything I got, Leerdam says.
Leerdam won bronze medal in 500 meters in the morning but she still has hunger for more.
– Tomorrow is 1000 meters and that’s my favorite distance.
Silver medalist, Sanne In ‘t Hof told that conditions were better than in the morning. She was happy with her own performance.
– I had a good start for the race and I was able to keep that up. I am happy.