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Dutton places 26th in Sochi 1000M skate

His teammate grabbed a podium spot, and William Dutton placed 26th in the men’s 1,000M speed skating event in Sochi Wednesday to end the competitive portion of his Olympic experience.

Dutton is  a member of the family that owns Pheasant Glen Golf Resort in Qualicum Beach. On Wednesday, Dutton recorded a time of one minute, 10.61 seconds in the 1,000M to place 26th.

The gold medal was won by Stefan Groothuis of The Netherlands in 1:08.39. Canada’s Denny Morrison skated to a silver medal in 1:08.43 and Michael Mulder of The Netherlands won the bronze in 1:08.74. Dutton skated to 14th place in the 500M event earlier in the week.                                                                                                — NEWS Staff

 

 

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