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Apolo Anton Ohno skates men's 500m final at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics
Apolo Anton Ohno of the United States reacts after being disqualified from in the men's 500 meter short track speed skating for a foul in the final at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada on February 26, 2010. UPI/Brian Kersey
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Apolo Anton Ohno at the Men's 500 meters medal ceremony at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino

Apolo Anton Ohno (pronounced /əˈpɒloʊ ˈæntɒn ˈoʊnoʊ/; born May 22, 1982) is an American short track speed skating competitor and an eight-time medalist (two gold, two silver, four bronze) in the Winter Olympics. He is the most decorated American Winter Olympic athlete of all time.

Ohno is one of only four Americans who have won three medals in a single Winter Olympic games. He has been the reigning United States champion since 2001 and has won the men's national title a total of 12 times. In December 1999, he became the youngest skater to win a World Cup event title, and became the first American to win a World Cup overall title in 2001. In 2008, Ohno won his first overall World Championship title.

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