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Unbeatable Time Gives China Gold

Gold medalist Zang Hong of China holds her national flag and runs in celebration after the women's 1,000-meter speed skating race during the 2014 Winter Olympics on Feb. 13. Pavel Golovkin / AP

Gold medalist Zhang Hong of China holds her national flag and runs in celebration after the women's 1,000-meter speed skating race during the 2014 Winter Olympics on Feb. 13. Zhang's win was a great surprise, as her stunning time of 1:14.02 was three seconds faster than any of the skaters who had gone before. This marks China's first gold medal ever in speed skating.