Olympic champion Ohno trains for biggest challenge yet


  • Athletics Premium
  • Sunday, 07 Sep 2014

Olympic short track speed skater Apolo Ohno poses at the 2014 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports awards in Los Angeles July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apolo Ohno made a career of frenzied, 40-second bursts around the track so the speedskating champion knows his crusade to join the exclusive Ironman fraternity is daunting.

It is also downright frightening, admits the eight-time Olympic medalist, who will have television cameras documenting his every stride.

Article type: metered
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Athletics

No track action, only a hospital bed for Prabudass Premium
Azeem sorry over costly false start Premium
Athletics-Thompson-Herah withdraws from Birmingham Diamond League meet Premium
Teen speedster Puripol wants Asian title next Premium
Singh is not king as Nauraj stumbles Premium
An excellent high five but Irfan far from pleased Premium
Triple A makes amends with gold in triple jump Premium
SEA Games: Andre Anura wins triple jump gold Premium
SEA Games: Irfan retains discus throw gold for the fifth time Premium
Versatile Nor Sarah bags surprise gold in pole vault Premium

Others Also Read