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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...

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President salutes athletes of the 2006 Winter Games

...thank all the dudes of dudesses of the snowboarders who are here," Bush said. After speeches by Bush and speedskater Chris Witty, the president was presented with an Olympic torch and was quickly surrounded by athletes who treated him like a celebrity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/18/oly_81892.shtml
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Overtime

...United States had a positive result in cycling as Tanya Lindenmuth of Trexlertown, Pa., won the keirin cycling race. Chris Witty of Milwaukee, a gold medalist at the 2002 Olympics in speed skating, finished second in the women's sprint. Another...

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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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Ohno, Hedrick favored for gold in Turin

...earning eight and the short track squad three. All six U.S. long track medalists - Derek Parra, Jennifer Rodriguez, Chris Witty, Casey FitzRandolph, Joey Cheek and Kip Carpenter - will be in Turin. "We're stronger on both teams and our stars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/01/oly_51078.shtml
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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...

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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/20/oly_334608.shtml
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