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Peterson Wins Speedskating Bronze

December 2, 2000

NOBEYAMA, Japan (AP) _ Amy Peterson of the United States won a bronze medal in the women’s 500 meters Saturday at the short-track speedskating World Cup.

Peterson clocked 45.656 seconds, finishing behind Chinese skaters Chunlu Wang, who timed 45.336, and Yang Yang (S), who came in at 45.434. Yang was third in Friday’s 1,500 meters.

Peterson took the bronze by more than 2 seconds over South Korea’s Hye-Rim Park, who won the 1,500.

In the men’s 500, Canada’s Francois-Louis Tremblay won in 42.234 seconds. Japanese skaters Satoru Terao and Takafumi Nishitani were second and third.

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