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Christine Nesbitt Wins Gold: 1000m Speed Skating Final
Sudha Krishna | February 18, 2010 at 02:30 pmby
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Annette Gerritsen of the Netherlands picked up the silver with a time of 1.16.58
Fellow Dutch Team mate, Laurine Van Riessen grabbed a bronze with a time of 1.16.72
Christine Groves, team mate of Christine Nesbitt, came in fourth with a time of 1.16.78
The crowd erupted in applause as Christine Nesbitt from London Ontario, received the bouquet on the podium at the Olympic Oval in Richmond
I still can't believe it," Nesbitt told CTV, "Today i didnt have a great race...but i just kept going to the end and it paid off."
In a touching moment, Nesbitt started crying with gratitude when she talked about her speed skating coach. Christine Nesbitt will be formally presented with her gold medal tonight at BC Place or Canada Place Stadium as it is being called for the Olympics.
Full Medal Results of 1000m Speed Skating Final
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