The most dominant performance by a nation at these Winter Olympics has not been by Russia or any of the Scandinavians. Instead, it has been a case of brilliant orange. The Dutch monopoly of success in the speed skating has been stunning. They go home with 23 medals, four clean sweeps, and fifth place in the overall medal table. Their solitary medal from another sport was in short-track speed skating. They are the kings and queens of this stuff.
Eve Muirhead secures vital win against South Korea
Leading Korea by 8-7, they were staring at defeat going into the final end. Korea stole two points in the ninth, leaving Eve Muirhead with a shot to grab the game back for Britain. She secured a decisive hat-trick with the final stone to claim victory, another stunning shot from Team GB’s skip.