Niels Kerstholt, left, from Netherlands and Semen Elistratov, right, from Russia compete during the men's 1500 semifinal run at the European Short Track Speed Skating championship in Mlada Boleslav, ... more 
Niels Kerstholt, left, from Netherlands and Semen Elistratov, right, from Russia compete during the men's 1500 semifinal run at the European Short Track Speed Skating championship in Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic, on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012. Elistratov placed second and Kerstholt took third in the event. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Petr David Josek
Fri, Jan 27, 2012 1:46 PM EST