Russia edges U.S. for relay gold

Updated: February 21, 2014, 6:30 PM ET
Associated Press

SOCHI, Russia -- Viktor Ahn crowned himself king of short track Friday night, winning two golds and tying retired star Apolo Anton Ohno for the most career Olympic medals in the rough and tumble skating discipline with eight.

Ahn led Russia to victory in the 5,000-meter relay, taking the lead for good by passing American J.R. Celski with eight laps to go. Earlier in the evening, Ahn won the 500.

"He just shows he is the best guy in the world, definitely here," Ohno said. ...

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