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Chinese duo wins 1st gold at 4th Games

Updated: February 16, 2010, 2:19 AM ET
Associated Press

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Shen Xue beamed as she clutched the big shiny medal and husband Zhao Hongbo planted a kiss on her forehead.

The Chinese pair has stood on the podium many times in many different places.

Never on a stage like this.

Shen and Zhao won the Olympic gold medal that has driven them for nearly two decades Monday night, a prize tantalizing enough to lure them out of the cozy life of a happily retired married couple. It wasn't the best skate of their career ...

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