Russian Pavel Kulizhnikov won gold in the 500 meters at the world Championships in speed skating, which takes place in Kolomna near Moscow. About it reports a site of the Union of skaters of Russia.
Kulizhnikov the sum of two attempts has covered the distance in seconds 69,026. Second place went to another Russian, Ruslan Murashov, lagged behind the winner on 654 thousandths of a second. The bronze medal was won by Alex Bower Lacroix from Canada.
Another Russian skater Alexei Yesin showed the fifth result.
Pavel Kulizhnikov became the first skater in history who managed one world Cup win in both the sprint events (500 and 1000 meters).