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Rookie Alyson Charles' success continues with short track gold

Canadian short track speed skater Alyson Charles edged out a victory in the women's 1,000-metre event at the World Cup event in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Sunday.

Canadian speed skater adds to medal haul, reaches top of podium in Utah

Canada's Alyson Charles, seen above in her World Cup debut last weekend, picked up her fourth medal of the season with a gold in the women's 1,000-metre race at the short track speed skating World Cup event in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Sunday. (Jeff McIntosh/Canadian Press)

Canadian short track speed skater Alyson Charles edged out a victory in the women's 1,000-metre at the World Cup event in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Sunday.

The Montreal rookie finished with a time of one minute 31.234 seconds, just ahead of Germany's Anna Seidel who clocked in at 1:31.237. Ah Rum Noh of Korea was third at 1:31.349.

Charles races to narrow victory in Utah: 

The 20-year-old from Montreal edged out Germany's Anna Seidel by .003 seconds to win the women's 1,000-metre ISU World Cup event on Saturday night in Salt Lake City, Utah. 4:15

Charles, 20, finished just off the podium in Saturday's 1,000 and was following up a strong debut in Calgary last weekend where she earned three bronze medals. 

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