Shani Davis Attempts Olympic Record In Speed Skating
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
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Shani Davis of the United States competes during the Men's 1000m Speed Skating event during day 5 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at at Adler Arena Skating Center on February 12, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
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Today, American speed skater Shani Davis went for an Olympic record: he was trying to become the first male speed skater to win the same event at three consecutive Olympics.
NPR’s Sonari Glinton joins Here & Now’s Robin Young to share whether Davis made Olympic history.
- Please note we will discuss the result. If you don’t want to know, don’t listen to the segment.