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Ireen Wust wins gold, is most decorated speed skater ever

Wust’s 10th Winter Olympic medal breaks several records.

Speed Skating - Winter Olympics Day 3
Ireen Wust just keeps winning Olympic medals.
Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Ireen Wust just keeps breaking records.

With her gold medal Monday in the Ladie’s 1,500-meter, the Dutch speed skater is now the most decorated Olympian from the Netherlands, including both Winter and Summer Olympics.

She is also the most decorated Olympic speed skater of all time, breaking her brief tie with Germany’s Claudia Pechstein.

She is now tied for fourth for most Winter Olympic medals of any country, any gender, and any sport.

And of course, she is the most decorated LGBTQ Winter Olympian of all time. She had that record before these Winter Games in Pyeongchang, so she’s just building on her incredible record.

She’s not done yet. She still has two more competitions to add to her record.

Wust is openly bisexual and is in a relationship with Dutch skater Letitia de Jong.

You can find complete Winter Olympics 2018 coverage on SB Nation, and Outsports will have the LGBT angle.