Gao becomes 1st Chinese man to win Olympic speedskating gold


              Gao Tingyu of China reacts after setting an Olympic record during the men's speedskating 500-meter race at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
            
              South Koreans Cha Min-kyu, left, and Kim Junho, carry their country's flag after the men's speedskating 500-meter race at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Beijing. Cha won the silver medal. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
            
              Gao Tingyu of China competes in the men's speedskating 500-meter race at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
            
              Gao Tingyu of China reacts after setting an Olympic record during his heat against Damian Zurek of Poland in the men's speedskating 500-meter race at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
            
              Gao Tingyu of China carries his country's flag after winning the gold medal and setting an Olympic record in the men's speedskating 500-meter race at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
            
              Gao Tingyu of China poses during a medal ceremony after winning the gold medal and setting an Olympic record in the men's speedskating 500-meter race at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Beijing. Left is silver medalist Cha Min-kyu of South Korea and right is bronze medalist Wataru Morishige of Japan. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
            
              Gao Tingyu of China carries his country's flag after winning the gold medal and setting an Olympic record in the men's speedskating 500-meter race at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
            
              Gao Tingyu of China reacts after winning the gold medal and setting an Olympic record in the men's speedskating 500-meter race at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
            
              Jordan Stolz of the United States and Bjoern Magnussen of Norway, right, compete in the men's speedskating 500-meter race at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
            
              Haavard Holmefjord Lorentzen of Norway competes in the men's speedskating 500-meter race at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
            
              Tingyu Gao of China competes in the men's speedskating 500-meter race at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
            
              Tingyu Gao of China reacts after setting an Olympic record during the men's speedskating 500-meter race at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
            
              Tingyu Gao of China reacts after setting an Olympic record during his heat against Damian Zurek of Poland in the men's speedskating 500-meter race at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
            
              Tingyu Gao of China carries his country's flag after winning the gold medal and setting an Olympic record in the men's speedskating 500-meter race at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
            
              Tingyu Gao of China carries his country's flag after winning the gold medal and setting an Olympic record in the men's speedskating 500-meter race at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
Gao becomes 1st Chinese man to win Olympic speedskating gold