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Celski, Smith clinch second spots

Updated: January 4, 2014, 7:08 PM ET
Associated Press

KEARNS, Utah -- J.R. Celski clinched a second short track speedskating event for the Sochi Olympics. He was almost happier to have childhood rival and friend Eddy Alvarez make the team.

Celski dominated the 500 meters at the U.S. trials on Saturday, winning both of the finals. Jessica Smith led all the way in winning the women's sprint, ensuring she'll skate at least two events in Russia.

Alvarez, a former inline skater from Miami, became the first Cuban-American man to make an Olympic ...

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