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Kramer first to win four overall title

Updated: March 21, 2010, 2:04 PM ET
Associated Press

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands -- Sven Kramer won the men's 10,000-meter race Sunday to successfully defend his title at the World Allround Speedskating Championships.

Martina Sablikova also defended her women's 5,000 title, finishing in 6 minutes, 50.98 seconds to top the standings.

Kramer won the race in 12 minutes, 57.97 seconds to become the first speedskater to earn four straight allround titles.

His last high-profile 10,000 didn't go as well. The Dutchman was cruising to an apparent ...

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