Speed skating: Nicky Gooch fails to break world 1,000 metre record

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Nicky Gooch last night failed in his attempt to break the five-year-old world 1,000 metre record at Guildford, but still broke his British record with a time of 1min 29.04sec.

TWO-DAY INTERNATIONAL EVENT (Guildford) Positions (after first day): 1 Netherlands A 83pts; 2 Great Britain A 74; 3 Scandinavia 72; 4 Netherlands B 43; 5 Hungary 32; 6 Great Britain B 26.