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    Sunday, December 14, 1997

    Storelid beats Romme, but no new record

     HAMAR, Norway (AP) -- Kjell Storelid of Norway beat Dutchman Gianni Romme in the men's 5,000-meter speedskating World Cup meet Sunday but was unable to match Romme's world record set last weekend.
     Storelid clocked 6 minutes, 34.40 seconds, four seconds slower than Romme's record at 6:30.63. Skating in the Viking ship Olympic rink, Storelid beat fellow Norwegian Johann Olav Koss' 1994 Olympic record by 0.56 seconds.
     Keiji Shirahata from Japan placed second in 6:35.21, beating pairmate KC Boutiette of the United States, who placed 10th in 6:43.71 on his homemade clap skates.
     Romme was not able to repeat his success from Berlin last weekend. Finishing in 6:36.16, he placed third. However, Romme still leads the World Cup standings with 140 points ahead of Storelid's 125.
     Emese Hunyady of Austria won the women's 1,500 meter in 1:59.28and is second overall with 130 points. World Cup leader Claudia Pechstein of Germany placed second in 1:59.74 and has 135 points.
     Placing third in 2:00.90, Chris Witty of the United States moved to fourth in the World Cup standings with 93 points.
     Germany's Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann, third in the World Cup with 100 points, did not compete at Hamar this weekend.
     
     World Cup Speedskating Results
     HAMAR, Norway (AP) -- Results Sunday of a World Cup Speedskating meet:
     Men
     5,000--1, Kjell Storelid, Norway 6:34.40. 2, Keiji Shirahata, Japan 6:35.21. 3, Gianni Romme, Netherlands, 6:36.16. 4, Remi Hereide, Norway, 6:37.66. 5, Bob de Jong, Netherlands, 6:38.14. 6, Rintje Ritsma, Netherlands, 6:38:78. 7, Frank Dittrich, Germany, 6.40.14. 8, Ren Taubenrauch, Germany 6:42.37 9, Alexander Baumgrtel, Germany, 6:42.75. 10, KC Boutiette, United States, 6:43.71.
     World Cup Standings--1, Romme, 140 points. 2, Storelid, 125 3, de Jong, 115. 4, Hereide, 110. 5, Ritsma, 80.
     ------
     Women
     1,500--1, Emese Hunyady, Austria, 1:59.28. 2, Claudia Pechstein, Germany, 1:59.74. 3, Chris Witty, United States, 2:00.90. 4, Tonny de Jong, Netherlands, 2:01.43. 5, Anni Friesinger, Germany, 2:01.54. 6, Svetlana Bazjanova, Russia, 2:01.57. 7, Ulrike Adeberg, Germany, 2:01.84. 8, Annamarie Thomas, Netherlands, 2:02.19. 9, Maki Tabata, Japan, 2:02.58. 10, Mie Uehara, Japan, 2:02.91.
     World Cup Standings--1, Pechstein, 135 points. 2, Hunyady, 130. 3, Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann, Germany, 100. 4, Witty, 93. 5, Bazjanova, 85.