Preview: U.S. short track moves on without Apolo Ohno

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All races can be seen live online. TV listings can be found here.

EVENT SCHEDULE

Feb 10 – Men’s 1,500m medal event, women’s 500m, women’s 3,000 relay – starts at 4:45 a.m. ET

Feb. 13 – Women’s 500m medal event, men’s 1,000m, men’s 5,000 relay – starts at 5 a.m. ET

Feb. 15 – women’s 1,500m medal event, men’s 1,000m medal event – starts at 5 a.m. ET

Feb. 18 – Women’s 1,000m medal event, men’s 500m medal event, women’s 3,000 relay medal event – starts at 4:30 a.m. ET

Feb. 21: Men’s 500m medal event, women’s 1000m medal event, men’s 5,000 relay medal event

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U.S. OUTLOOK

The U.S. short track program hopes to move on from Apolo Ono’s iconic career. J.R. Celski has the best chance to back up that legacy, as he brings two bronze medals from Vancouver into the 2014 Olympics. Celski will face a stout group of skaters in his search for a third medal, though.

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INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

Despite winning three gold medals in 2006, Viktor Ahn couldn’t make South Korea’s team in 2010, inspiring him to eventually represent Russia in Olympic competition. He’ll be a strong contender for medals along with South Korean skaters and Canadian skater Charles Hamelin. China is also expected to provide strong short track competition.

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