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Speed skater's in no rush to liken herself to Blair

Speed skater Chris Witty shrugs off the comparisons between her and one of the sport's all-time greats, Bonnie Blair.

Witty, of West Allis, Wis., is one of the favorites to bring home a gold medal for the United States at the winter Games in Nagano, Japan.She has beaten Blair's time in the 1,000-meter sprint - and may have a chance to earn a medal in the 500 and 1,500 meters.

Witty, 22, isn't making too much of the comparisons to Blair, a star of the Lillehammer Games. "Let me be the first to tell you, there is only one Bonnie Blair," she said with a laugh.



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