Dutch speed skater Thomas Krol won gold medal in the men's 1000m, finishing with a time of 1:07.92.
This marks Krol's second Olympic medal of the Beijing Games after taking silver in the men's 1500m.
Canada's Laurent Dubreuil sped out of the blocks to claim silver with a time of 1:08.32 and Norway's Haavard Lorentzen notched bronze.
Team USA's Jordan Stolz finished in 14th place with a time of 1:09.12 and fellow American Austin Kleba finished 29th.
Poland's Piotr Michalski, who held the lead for a majority of the event, fell to fourth in the final seconds with a time of 1:08.56.