- Associated Press - Friday, October 13, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Mitch Whitmore won both 500-meter races at the U.S. Long Track World Cup Qualifiers on Friday.

The Waukesha, Wisconsin, skater won the first in 35.04 seconds and the second in 34.75. Jonathan Garcia (35.19 and 34.89) placed second in both and Kimani Griffin (35.24 and 35.31) was third in each 500 heat.

Heather Bergsma won both of the women’s 500s, finishing in 37.88 in each sprint. Sugar Todd was second in the first heat (38.40) and third in second (38.41). Brittany Bowe swapped finishes with Todd to finish third in the first final (38.43) and second in the second (38.06).

Emery Lehman won the men’s 5,000 in 6:28.31, and Mia Manganello took the women’s race in 4:07.27.

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