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The best of short track from the Sochi Olympics

Sochi Olympics Short Track Speedskating

Victor An of Russia competes in the men’s 5000m short track speedskating relay final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Darron Cummings

Short track spawned the most decorated male Olympian in Sochi, as Korean-born Russian star Victor Ahn delighted the home fans with four medals - including three golds.

The discipline also proved to be the saving grace for U.S. Speedskating, as the men’s 5000m relay team led by J.R. Celski managed to win silver behind Russia - the lone speedskating medal for the U.S. in either long-track or short track.

Other big moments included Canada’s Charles Hamelin sealing his men’s 1500m win with a kiss, and Italy’s Arianna Fontana skating away with a three-medal haul.

All of those highlights and more are in Willie Cornblatt’s recap of Sochi short track over on

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