Dutch speedskater Sven Kramer is considering hiring an additional coach after a disastrous error by his current one cost him a second gold medal.
Kramer said Sunday he was not planning to dump Gerard Kemkers but may add another coach to his team for the 2014 Games.
Kramer won the 5,000-meter race in Vancouver. In the 10,000, Kemkers sent him into the wrong lane during a crossover deep into a race he was well on his way to winning. More miscommunication cost the Dutch team pursuit a spot in the final.
-- associated press
Petter Northug of Norway won his fourth medal of the Games, his first gold, in the 50-kilometer race on the last day of competition. He used his patented late sprint to beat Axel Teichmann of Germany. Johan Olsson of Sweden took the bronze.