Short-track records fall in Calgary
CALGARY, Alberta -- American J.R. Celski become the first short-track speedskater to break the 40-second barrier in the 500 meters, setting a world record of 39.973 second Sunday in a World Cup final.
"I wasn't really expecting to go that fast today because it's been a long weekend of racing," Celski said. "Ice kind of tends to break down over time, but it held its ground and I'm really excited to come out with that world record today."
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