Bowe Wins Second 1000m This Season

Feb. 09, 2015, 2:12 p.m. (ET)

Bowe wins her second 1000m this season.
World record holder Brittany Bowe was the fastest in a diminished 1000m field on Sunday. Like Richardson some other skaters, amongst whom Ireen Wüst, took rest with the World Single Distances Championships coming up. A record low amount of six pairs started for the second 1000m. After Saturday’s 1:15.38, which got her silver, Bowe only needed 1:15.63 for gold on Sunday. 

The weekend was also highlighted by several impressive performances across the B Division such as Sugar Todd's (Milwaukee, WI) silver medal win in the 500m, and Kelly Gunther's 3rd place finish in the 1000m.  

On Saturday, Mitch Whitmore (Waukesha, WI) placed 3rd in the Men's 500m, while Joey Mantia (Ocala, FL) took the top spot on the podium for the 1000m. 

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