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Nov 18 Social Media Stories: Team USA's Historic Speedskating Weekend

By U.S. Olympic Committee | Nov. 18, 2013, 3:30 p.m. (ET)

It was a record-setting weekend for Team USA's speedskaters at the long track world cup in Salt Lake City...

Brittany Bowe broke the world record in the 1,000-meter race...

But she still had time to congratulate her teammate Brian Hansen on his silver medal performance in the 1,500-meter race...

Hansen finished behind Shani Davis in the 1,500-meter race, who also grabbed gold in the 1,000-meter...

Heather Richardson, who won bronze in the 500-meter final on Day 1 - her first of five medals this weekend - was ready for Day 2...

We can’t forget about short track speedskating, where the Team USA men won the 5,000-meter relay at the world cup in Kolomna, Russia...

With 12 medals in long track and three in short track, it was a promising weekend for Team USA on the Road to Sochi!

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