Records fall at women's 500 meters

Updated: February 18, 2010, 8:25 AM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Everything about short-track speedskating goes by in a blur, so it's no surprise that the Olympic record time in the women's 500-meter event would fall three times in a single night.

The first skater to break the previous mark Wednesday night was Katherine Reutter of Champaign, Ill., who has focused on the 1,000- and 1,500-meter events but has come on strong in the 500 recently.

Reutter blazed through her quarterfinal heat ...

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