140 Seconds and Counting

09-Jan-2014 12:08 PM

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SPEED SKATING: Daniel Greig’s Olympic campaign will take the sum total of about 140 seconds.

For the 22-year-old speed skater, who has today been selected to the Australian Olympic Team for Sochi – those will be the most important seconds of his life.

"That 140 seconds is the direct product of my life’s direction for more than the last Olympic cycle," Greig said.

Greig has been selected in the 500m and 1000m Speed Skating events for Sochi – events which will see him race off against one other competitor with the fastest times overall ultimately winning the medals.

Greig had not even stepped into a pair of skates when Australia was last represented in men’s Long Track Speed Skating- colloquially referred to as Speed Skating. Australia’s last male representatives were Phillip Tahmindjis and Danny Kah in Lillehammer 1994.

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