• Kyodo


Shihomi Shinya became only the third Japanese woman to win a medal at the speedskating World Sprint Championships on Sunday when she finished third in the overall standings on the final day of the two-day meet.

World Championship debutante Shinya, second overall after Saturday’s races, clocked 38.05 seconds for third in the 500 meters and placed ninth in the 1,000 in 1:16.11 to finish with 151.980 points at the Olympic Oval in Calgary

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