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Lamb skates to 15th at Olympic Games

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River Falls native Maria Lamb finished 15th in the Ladies' 5,000-meter speed skating event with a time of 7 minutes, 25.15 seconds at the Richmond Olympic Oval Wednesday in the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games.


Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic captured the gold medal with a time of 6:60.91. Stephanie Beckert of Germany finished 0.48 seconds behind to take silver with Clara Hughes 4.34 second behind Sablikova earning bronze.

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Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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