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Nordic Combined

Sterling silver effort for Spillane

His medal breaks long US drought

MICHAEL KAPPELER/AFP/Getty Images From left, Jason Lamy Chappuis, Alessandro Pittin, and Americans Johnny Spillane and Todd Lodwick race to the finish.
MICHAEL KAPPELER/AFP/Getty Images
From left, Jason Lamy Chappuis, Alessandro Pittin, and Americans Johnny Spillane and Todd Lodwick race to the finish. (Michael Kappeler/AFP/Getty Images)
By Scott Thurston
Globe Staff / February 15, 2010

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Casual observers of the Winter Games may not realize the magnitude of Johnny Spillane’s silver medal in the Nordic combined, but former coach Tom Steitz may have provided the proper perspective. (Full article: 897 words)

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