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Keller for 500m

World Championships, Inzell, Germany, The German (then West German) skater Erhard Keller, sets a new world record in 500m speed skating – 38.3 seconds. Keller’s record lasted about a week, when the Finnish skater took it down to 38 sec. but It took Keller only 2 months to equal the new record.

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Yevgeny Grishin

The speed skater

Yevgeny Grishin skates to the gold- Yevgeny Grishin, the star of speed skating in the 50′, wins his first 500m world skating championship. During his career Grishin won 4 gold Olympic medals and 7 world championship titles

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