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    Shani Davis is an Olympic Champion speed skater from the United States. At the 2006, Olympics in Turin, Italy, Davis became the first Black athelete (from any nation) to win a gold medal in an individual sport at the Olympic Winter Games, winning the speedskating 1000 meter event.

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