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Katherine Reutter retires at 24

Updated: February 5, 2013, 6:20 PM ET
Associated Press

Two-time Olympic medal-winning short-track speedskater Katherine Reutter announced her retirement on Tuesday, citing the toll training was taking on her oft-injured body.

The 24-year-old speedskater, who is based in Salt Lake City, had been aiming for a berth on the U.S. team for the Sochi Olympics a year from now. She won a silver medal in the 1,000 meters and a bronze in team relay at the 2010 Vancouver Games.

But she had been dogged by injuries, having underdone three hip surgeries ...

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