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Katherine Reutter of U.S. wins silver in women's 1,000 meters

February 26, 2010 |  7:53 pm

Olyblog Short-track speedskater Katherine Reutter of the U.S. won the silver medal in the women's 1,000 meters Friday night at the Vancouver Winter Olympics.

Wang Meng of China won the gold in 1:29.213; Reutter finished in 1:29.324 and Park Seung-hi of South Korea won the bronze in 1:29.372. Yang Zhou of China was disqualified for interference and finished fourth.

This is Reutter's second medal in Vancouver. She was also part of the bronze-winning 3,000-meter relay team.

-- Houston Mitchell in Vancouver, Canada

Photo: Katherine Reutter reacts after winning the silver medal. Credit: Amy Sancetta, AP.