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Ocala’s Joey Mantia finishes in 6th place in the Men’s 1,500-meter at the Beijing Games

Joey Mantia of the United States competes in the men's speedskating 1,500-meter race at the...
Joey Mantia of the United States competes in the men's speedskating 1,500-meter race at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)(Sue Ogrocki | AP)
Published: Feb. 8, 2022 at 8:15 AM EST|Updated: Feb. 8, 2022 at 8:21 AM EST
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BEIJING (WCJB) - U.S Olympic speed skater Joey Mantia finished in 6th place in the Men’s 1,500-meter.

He finished with a time of one minute and 45.26 seconds.

Netherlands Kjeld Nuis took the gold.

The United States has not won the gold in this event since 2002.

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