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Brian Cazeneuve's Medal Stand

Feb. 04, 2008
Feb. 04, 2008

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Brian Cazeneuve's Medal Stand

1 MARCIE VAN DUSEN Wrestling The 121-pound 25-year-old from Colorado Springs beat five-time world champion Saori Yoshida on Jan. 19 in Taiyuan, China, snapping the Japanese wrestler's 119-match unbeaten streak.

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2 BILL DEMONG, Nordic Combined Demong, 27, ranks second in the World Cup standings of his sport (which combines ski jumping and cross-country skiing) and could become the first American to finish in the top three.

3 KATIE UHLAENDER, Skeleton The defending overall World Cup champion (right) won her third event of the season last Friday to take the lead in the standings with 1,245 points.

PHOTOMASSIMO PINCA/AP (UHLAENDER)