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(Jamaica Observer) GRAZ, Austria — Jamaica's speed skater Dave Oddman won gold in division 32 of the 333-metre race at Liebenau Ice Hall to cap an incredible show on Friday at the Special Olympics World Winter Games.

Oddman was timed at 1:17.679 minutes, while Austria's Christoph Sagl (1:18.271) and the Netherlands' Mina Bahgat (1:26.267) finished second and third, respectively.

Oddman, whose living comes from pushing a handcart to transport people's produce in the downtown Kingston market, won silver in division 23 of the 222m event.

Oddman's speed skating compatriot Romaine Austin copped gold medals in division 15 of the 500m race and division 18 of the 333m race.

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