Italian Wins Gold Medal in Speed Skating

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Gold medallist Enrico Fabris of Italy (center) i

Gold medallist Enrico Fabris of Italy is flanked by American silver medallist Shani Davis, left, and bronze medallist Chad Hedrick, also of the United States, Feb. 21. Reuters hide caption

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Gold medallist Enrico Fabris of Italy (center)

Gold medallist Enrico Fabris of Italy is flanked by American silver medallist Shani Davis, left, and bronze medallist Chad Hedrick, also of the United States, Feb. 21.

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An Italian speed skater stole the spotlight Tuesday from feuding Americans Shani Davis and Chad Hedrick in the highly anticipated 1,500 meter event. Enrico Fabris took the gold medal in an upset. Davis won the silver and Hedrick, who had dreams of winning five gold medals in Turin, took the bronze.

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