WEST ALLIS, Wisconsin — Brittany Bowe has won the women's 500 meters at the U.S. Long Track Championships.
The 2014 Olympian and three-time world champion won with times of 38.17 seconds and 38.31 seconds Friday at the Pettit Center, finishing ahead of second-place finisher Sugar Todd in each heat.
Bowe also is a top contender in the 1,000 and 1,500.
Mitch Whitmore took the men's 500 meters at a familiar venue. The Milwaukee-area native had winning times of 35.24 and 34.98. He also competed in the 2014 Olympics.
In other events, Mia Mangenello won the women's 3,000 in 4:14.89. She was skating in her first competition since 2009.
K.C. Boutiette took the men's 5,000 in 6:33.34.