Japan's Miho Takagi won the women's 1,000 meters at a World Cup meet for the first time in two seasons on Saturday at Beijing's National Speed Skating Oval.

The 29-year-old logged 1 minute, 14.44 seconds for her fourth World Cup win over the distance after pipping Kimi Goetz of the United States by 0.01. Jutta Leerdam of the Netherlands came third in 1:14.88.

Japan's Miho Takagi competes en route to winning gold in the women's 1,000 meters at a World Cup speed skating meet in Beijing on Nov. 18, 2023. (Kyodo)

Takagi topped the World Cup podium for the 23rd time in her career including other distances.

On Friday, Takagi won her second straight 1,500 gold after winning the World Cup season opener over the distance a week earlier.

Takagi won the 1,000 gold on the same track in February last year at the Beijing Olympics, where she also won silver in the 500, 1,500 and team pursuit.

Japan's Wataru Morishige won his third straight men's 500 gold, clocking 34.69 for his fifth career victory in the World Cup.

Laurent Dubreuil of Canada was 0.12 behind in second and Japan's Yuma Murakami 0.01 further back in third.

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