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Apolo Anton Ohno wins bronze in men's 1,000-meter short-track speedskating

February 20, 2010 |  8:27 pm


Apolo Anton Ohno of the U.S. won the bronze medal in men's 1,000-meter short-track speedskating Saturday, becoming the most decorated American in Winter Olympics history. It was Ohno's seventh medal. Lee Jung-Su of South Korea won the gold, Lee Ho-Suk of South Korea won the silver.

Ohno also:

-- has the most medals won by a short-track speedskater, regardless of nation;

-- is the sixth short-track speedskater to win medals at three Winter Olympics;

-- is tied for 15th on the career Winter Olympics medals list;

-- is tied for seventh in career Winter Olympics medals by men.

-- Houston Mitchell in Vancouver, Canada

Photo: Apolo Anton Ohno in a quarterfinal heat of the 1,000 meters on Saturday. Credit: George Bridges / McClatchy-Tribune