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This photo taken on December 20, 2013 shows members of China's Olympic speed skating team training at the National Gymnasium in Beijing. Chinese hopes of building on a "historic breakthrough" at the last Winter Olympics are thawing, officials say, as they prepare for the Sochi Games without their star speed skater Wang Meng. China clinched a respectable five gold medals, two silvers and four bronzes in 2010, putting it seventh in the medals table only two Games after winning its first winter golds. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTONMARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images
This photo taken on December 20, 2013 shows members of China's Olympic speed skating team training at the National Gymnasium in Beijing. Chinese hopes of building on a "historic breakthrough" at the last Winter Olympics are thawing, officials say, as they prepare for the Sochi Games without their star speed skater Wang Meng. China clinched a respectable five gold medals, two silvers and four bronzes in 2010, putting it seventh in the medals table only two Games after winning its first winter golds. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTONMARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images

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