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Speed Skating
Johnette Howard
February 09, 1998
Those noises coming from the M-Wave arena will be clapskates clapping and records breaking. Since the U.S. is without retirees Bonnie Blair and Dan Jansen, Dutch men and German women will be the ones making the racket. In short track, Korea will cause most of the commotion.
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February 09, 1998

Speed Skating

Those noises coming from the M-Wave arena will be clapskates clapping and records breaking. Since the U.S. is without retirees Bonnie Blair and Dan Jansen, Dutch men and German women will be the ones making the racket. In short track, Korea will cause most of the commotion.

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5,000 METERS
February 20

[Gold]Claudia Pechstein, Germany
[Silver]Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann, Germany
[Bronze]Tonny de Jong, The Netherlands
U.S. Holum and former in-line skater Jennifer Rodriguez from Miami would both do well to finish in the top 20.

MEN'S SHORTTRACK

500 METERS
February 21

[Gold]Satoru Terao, Japan
[Silver]Marc Gagnon, Canada
[Bronze]Lee Jun Hwan, Korea
U.S. Last shot for 33-year-old Andy Gabel; first shot for 18-year-old Rusty Smith.

1,000 METERS
February 17

[Gold]Lee Jun Hwan, Korea
[Silver] Kim Dong Sung Korea
[Bronze]Fabio Carta, Italy
U.S. Gabel and Smith (who's named after Rusty Staub) could both make the top 10.

5,000-METER RELAY
February 17

[Gold]Korea
[Silver] Canada
[Bronze] Japan
U.S. One of the world's best five teams isn't yet one of the best three.

WOMEN'S SHORTTRACK

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