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Davis frustrated after 1,000m loss

Looking for historic three-peat, Davis finishes a disappointing eighth

Originally Published: February 12, 2014
By Wayne Drehs | ESPN.com

SOCHI, Russia -- As he stood in front of a throng of journalists and tried to explain himself Wednesday night, Shani Davis was hardly at a loss for words. What he lacked instead was answers.

He had come to Adler Arena expecting to do what he had always done at the Olympics, fly across 1,000 meters of perfectly-shaved ice faster than any other man in the world. In accomplishing this feat at a third straight Olympics, he would have made history. But instead, his eighth-place finish left him ...

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