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Joey Cheek Breaks 35 seconds in Both His Races 2:58

American Joey Cheek speeds to capture his first ever gold medal in the 500m, winning in a combined time of 69.76. Cheek is the only skater to break 35 seconds in both his races in this event, finishing more than a second ahead of Dmitry Dorofeyev of Russia, who takes the silver medal home in 70:41. Korean Lee Kang Seok finishes in 70.35, and receives bronze. Speed Skating Men's 500m Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Joey Cheek (USA), Dmitry Dorofeyev (RUS), Lee Kang Seok (KOR)

2/10/2006 12:00:00 AM