Koen Verweij of The Netherlands competes during the Men 500m race at the European Speedskating Championships on January 7, 2011 at the Ritten ice rink in Klobenstein. Konrad Niedzwiedzki of Poland ... more 
Koen Verweij of The Netherlands competes during the Men 500m race at the European Speedskating Championships on January 7, 2011 at the Ritten ice rink in Klobenstein. Konrad Niedzwiedzki of Poland cloacked the best time ahead of Jan Blokhuijsen of Netherland and Koen Verweij of Netherland. AFP PHOTO / GIUSEPPE CACACE (Photo credit should read GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images) less 
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