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Shani Davis breaks barriers with historic Olympic gold medal win in Torino

On February 18, 2006, Shani Davis became the first Black athlete to win a gold medal in an individual event at the Olympic Winter Games by winning the 1000m speed skating event in Torino. Check out the video above to relive the historic moment where Davis broke barriers, finishing with a time of 1:08.89.
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