04/20/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Live from Vancouver: Nesbitt wins for Canada!

Here in the Richmond Oval for the 1000m women's final - speed skating -. final pair done! - Nesbitt remains on top! gerritsen and van reitsend both of the netherlands come in at silver and bronze.

the crowd is on its feet with the Canadian band now playing.

nesbitt was able to clinch the top spot despire being behind in the first lap and a half of her race. tremendous surge at the end.

stay tuned for men's figure skating - finals today.