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Best speed skating moments from the 2018 Winter Olympics

Speed Skating - Winter Olympics Day 12

GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 21: Mia Manganello, Heather Bergsma and Brittany Bowe of the United States celebrate after winning the bronze medal during the Speed Skating Ladies’ Team Pursuit Final B on day 12 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Oval on February 21, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

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Sven Kramer wins third straight 5000m gold
Sven Kramer added to his legend in PyeongChang. In addition to winning the 5000m for the third consecutive time, Kramer added a bronze in the team pursuit making him the first speed skater to win nine Olympic medals.

In PyeongChang, Kramer was not able to win the gold medal that has elddued him: the 10,000m.

U.S. team pursuit win first women’s medal in 16 years
The women’s team pursuit was able to avoid another shutout for U.S. speed skating with a bronze medal. In addition to being the team’s first medal since 2010, it was also the first medal won by American women since 2002.

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