Canada's Ted Jan Bloemen claimed a first International Skating Union (ISU) Speed Skating World Cup win over 5,000 metres at the Sportforum in Berlin today.
Bloemen, who is the world record holder over 10,000m, stopped the clock in 6:15.84 to comfortably beat home skater Patrick Beckert in the penultimate pair.
New Zealand’s Peter Michael and Dutch Jorrit Bergsma had to settle for silver and bronze respectively after narrowly failing to match the Canadian in the final pair.
Michael paced his effort well to finish in 6:16.65 while Bergsma took bronze in 6:17.99.
Beckert set 6:19.34 to ultimately take fifth place.
Dutchman Kjeld Nuis replicated his 1500m victory yesterday with a 1000m success today.
He set a track record of 1:08.25 to finish 0.59 ahead of fellow countryman Kai Verbij.
Håvard Holmefjord Lorentzen of Norway took bronze in 1:09.03.
Ireen Wüst made it a Dutch double in another 1-2 finish for the European powerhouse in the women's 1500m.
The four-time Olympic champion won 1:55.85 to beat Marrit Leenstra's time of 1:56.12.
Martina Sáblíková of Czech Republic managed 1:56.36 for bronze.
Japan's Nao Kodaira claimed a second 500m success in consecutive days elsewhere today.
She crossed the line in 37.57 to beat Czech European sprint champion Karolina Erbanova once again in 38.28.
Heather Bergsma of United States took bronze in 38.43.