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Denny Morrison finishes 6th in 1000m Race in Berlin

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Denny Morrison finished in 6th place in the 1000m race at the first World Cup Speed Skating event of the year.

Denny finished with a time of 1:09.59. Olympic champion Shani Davis of the United States narrowly lost to Stefan Groothuis of the Netherlands.  Groothuis finished in 1:09.13. Davis was second in 1:09.15 and Simon Kuipers of the Netherlands was third in 1:09.30.

Christine Nesbitt of London, Ont., won the women’s 1,000-metre race Sunday at the season-opening World Cup long-track speedskating meet.  Nesbitt won in one minute 16.86 seconds. Teammate Shannon Rempel of Winnipeg was second in 1:17.11 and Laurine van Riessen of the Netherlands was third in 1:17.21.  Ottawa’s Kristina Groves was fifth in 1:17.46.  World champion Anni Friesinger of Germany did not compete as she is still recovering from knee surgery. Friesinger is not expected to return until next month.

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