Nagashima earns World Cup win

Kyodo

Keiichiro Nagashima upstaged world record-holder and countryman Joji Kato to clinch his first World Cup victory in the men’s 500 meters at the season-opening event in the Netherlands on Friday.

Nagashima zoomed home in a time of 35.10 seconds to beat South Korean Lee Kang Seok (35.25).