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China’s historic breakthrough gold

China had never won a gold medal at the Winter Olympic Games before the Olympic family convened in Salt Lake City. in an event where the slightest mistake can lead to disaster, the pressure was clearly weighing heavily on Yang Yang’s shoulders as the five-woman field lined up at the start of the 500m. However a few lung-bursting surges into the contest Yang had practically put the race beyond doubt...

People's Republic of China, Salt Lake City 2002, Short Track Speed Skating, Skating, YANG (A), Yang,

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