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NCPR News Adirondack Olympians Finish Strong On Tuesday 02/15/06
In Olympic action yesterday, biathlon racer Tim Burke from Paul Smiths finished the 10k sprint in 37th place. Lowell Bailey from Lake Placid ended the day in 48th position. The pair were the only Americans who ranked high enough to qualify for the men's pursuit race scheduled for Saturday. On the sled track, American luge racer Courtney Zablocki missed a bronze medal by less than a 10th of a second. Another slider, Erin Hamlin from Remsen, improved her time and finished the two-day competition in 12th place. Between heats, Brian Mann spoke with Erin's dad Ron, who was watching from trackside. (1:20)
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