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Zhang Hong pulls stunner to give China its first speedskating gold

...18 pairs based on her middling results.But her time broke the track record and just missed the Olympic mark set by Chris Witty at the 2002 Salt Lake City Games.Wust took the silver in 1:14.69, while Dutch teammate Margot Boer earned bronze...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-13/zhang-hong-pulls-stunner
Hedrick, Davis poised for Olympic speedskating showdown

...City Games will be in Turin: Kip Carpenter, Joey Cheek, Casey FitzRandolph, Derek Parra, Jennifer Rodriguez, and Chris Witty. Parra overcame the trauma of his impending divorce to make the team and try to defend his gold medal in the 1,500...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/02/oth_37923.shtml
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Hedrick tunes up for Turin with 5,000 victory

...impending divorce. "I hope I can put things out of mind and try to make the team." Three-time Olympic medalist Chris Witty put up the fastest time in the 1,000, her strongest event. She won gold at that distance in the 2002 Olympics with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/29/oly_36867.shtml
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Glamorous Friesinger finally gets gold

...Voelker won silver in 1:54.97, while Rodriguez, skating in the final pair of the day, finished in 1:55.32. Chris Witty, the gold medalist in the 1,000, was fifth. Rodriguez, a former inline skater from Miami, rose quickly in speedskating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/21/oly_334746.shtml
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Parra wins speedskating gold

...Heiden's five gold medals. Parra became the third American speedskater to win gold, joining Casey FitzRandolph and Chris Witty. Parra blew kisses to the crowd and pointed toward his family members, who wore "Team Parra" sweatshirts. When...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/20/oly_334561.shtml
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Olympics notebook

...athletes suffer at high altitudes, speed tends to improve. Americans Casey FitzRandolph (men¹s 500-meters) and Chris Witty (women¹s 1000m) are responsible for half of the records set in speed skating so far. No Ski Wax in the Huddle U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/20/oly_334608.shtml
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Americans atop the medal chart in speedskating

...successful speedskating venture in Winter Olympic history. "It's been really motivational to watch our team," said Chris Witty, who set a world record while winning gold in the women's 1,000 meters Sunday. "We have a few more races and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/19/oly_334358.shtml
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Le May Doan cruises to another 500 title

...scrape the ice. Volker moved up from fifth to third, beating Nuyt by 0.18 seconds. The Americans were not a factor. Chris Witty, still weak after a bout with mononucleosis, was 14th out of 31 skaters with a time of 1:16.73. The 500 is not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/15/oly_333651.shtml
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Athletes feel pain, pressure of patriotism

...our country is really proud of being American and we're going to feel great about representing our country," said Chris Witty, a favorite in women's speed skating. "I think it's going to be a great opportunity to represent our country...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/07/oly_332051.shtml
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Overtime: Soccer starts this week for USC Aiken

...Williamson of Martinez. USC Aiken is also without its leading scorer last year, Brad Saenz, who left school. CYCLING: Chris Witty of West Allis, Wis., who won two medals in speed skating at the Winter Olympics, missed gaining a medal at the World...

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