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USA wins 100th Winter Olympic gold medal

Charles Jewtraw became the first American to win a gold medal in Winter Olympic competition when he sped to victory in the 500 meter speed skating event, with a time of 44 seconds in 1924. Photo shows Jewtraw giving an exhibition of his skill on the lake. This gallery shows some of the 100 gold medal victories by the United States in the Winter Olympics.


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USA wins 100th Winter Olympic gold medal