Davis wins gold, Hedrick bronze
RICHMOND, British Columbia -- The color of the medal mattered, not the color of his skin.
All Shani Davis was thinking about was gold.
With a furious kick on the final lap Wednesday, Davis stuck his skate across the line and won his second straight Olympic title in 1,000-meter speedskating, the first skater to win this event twice at the Winter Games.
"That race depleted me 100 percent," he said. "I never want to leave anything on the track."
No worries there.
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