Jessica Smith attends a short-track press conference ahead of the Olympics at the Main Press Centre in Sochi. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Photo)
(Matthew Stockman / Getty Images / February 4, 2014)
When: Feb. 15.
Best of the U.S.: First-time Olympian Jessica Smith is 12th in the world in the event and was fourth in her last 1,500.
Best of the rest: Defending Olympic champion Zhou Yang of China has been dominant this season.
U.S. chances to medal: Emily Scott also qualified but has not medaled.
Little-known fact: South Korea has taken six of nine medals since this even was introduced in 2002.
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