Kulizhnikov – on world championship gold: wanted to do but ran – and that's a world record

Russian speed skater Pavel Kulizhnikov shared his impressions after the victory in the men’s 1,000 metres at the world Championships, which takes place in the American city in salt lake city.

“I’m supposed to act like with “thousands”. On rolling nothing could not do, I have a hand in the hanging, but decided that the shape is basically good and why not to run, – quotes the words Kulizhnikov RIA Novosti. – Ran – and that’s a world record. Really helped Ruslan Murashov, which we ran in pairs. Cornering was difficult, but I managed to cope with it”, – summed up the Russian athlete.

a Native of Vorkuta overcame the distance in a record one minute of 5.69 seconds. The second was the Dutchman Child Naas (1.06,730), his compatriot Thomas Krol (1.06,749) rounded out the top three. Another Russian Ruslan Murashov became the ninth and Victor Mushtukov – 12-M.

we will Remind, the Russian team with ten awards ranked second in the unofficial medal standings. Russian skaters won three gold, four silver and three bronze medals, lead the Dutch (4-4-1). The world championship will end on the night of 17 February.