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Macaraeg takes first heat at 2020 Winter Youth Olympics

Jed Leicester, OIS/IOC via Reuters

Posted at Jan 21 2020 04:17 PM | Updated as of Jan 21 2020 04:39 PM

Macaraeg takes first heat at 2020 Winter Youth Olympics

Philippines' Julian Macaraeg (left most) competes during the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics heats for the Short Track Speed Skating Men’s 500m category in Switzerland on Monday. Macaraeg is one step closer to the country’s first-ever gold in the tournament after winning the first heat.

The 2020 Winter Youth Olympics is held from January 9 to 22 in Lausanne, Switzerland.