By Scott Leber | firstname.lastname@example.org
ROCKFORD-The Stateline's lone tie to the Sochi Olympics competed Monday. Janesville, Wisconsin native Tucker Fredricks was in the men's 500 meter speed skating event. He finished in 26th place. His time was 35.278 seconds.
He was the second fastest American right behind Shani Davis who finished in 24th place.
Fredricks also competed in the 2006 Winter Games in Torino where he finished 25th, and in the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver where he was 12th. Fredricks is a 2002 graduate of Janesville Craig High School.
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