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Svetlana Zhurova Skates to Olympic Glory

Russian Svetlana Zhurova skates to gold, claiming her first ever Olympic title at her fourth Olympics. After taking a break from sports to become a mother, Svetlana claims the 500m gold in a combined time of 1:16.57, giving Russia its second speed skating medal of these games. Speed Skating Women's 500m Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Svetlana Zhurova (RUS), Wang Manli (CHN), Ren Hui (CHN)

500m, Russia (1900-1924), Speed Skating, Turin 2006, Women,

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