With today's win, Ireen WÃ¼st becomes the first athlete to win five medals at Sochi
Out bisexual Ireen Wüst added to her medal count today (22 February) at the Winter Olympics.
The speedskater took gold as a member of the Netherlands women’s team pursuit squad.
She, Jorien ter Mors, and Marrit Leenstra won with an Olympic record time of, as reported by the Associated Press, 2:58.05.
The victory, aside from adding to the Netherlands’ domination in speedskating during the Games, also made Wüst the first athlete to win five medals at Sochi — two golds and three silvers.
‘It has yet to sink in,’ the Olympic champion said, as reported by ABC News. ‘I still don’t realize what an exceptional performance I have achieved here.’