After winning her first World Cup short track speedskating race in November, 2010, it took Glenview's Lana Gehring more than 15 months to get the second.
But only 24 hours for number three.
Gehring added a gold in Sunday's 1,000 meters at the World Cup in Dordrecht, the Netherlands to her Saturday victory in the 1,500.
Then she earned a silver as part of Team USA's 3,000-meter relay Sunday, along with Tamara Frederick of Park Ridge, Alyson Dudek of Hales Ridge, Wis., and Emily Scott of Springfield, Mo.
In long track, Shani Davis of Chicago won Sunday's World Cup 1,500 in Hamar, Norway, to take over the season lead at that distance. It was the third straight World Cup win for Davis, who finished first in both 1,000 races at the previous meet in Salt Lake City.
Sunday's victory was the 48th of Davis' World Cup career, tying him with Uwe-Jens Mey of East Germany for second on the all-time list. Jeremy Wotherspoon of Canada is first with 67.
Davis, 29, has won the last four season titles and two Olympic silver medals in the 1,500.
The 21-year-old Gehring has wasted no time filling the void left when U.S. teammate Katherine Reutter ended her season in January to undergo surgery on both hips.
Reutter topped the World Cup season standings in the 1,000 and 1,500 a year ago.
Gehring has climbed up to finish this World Cup season third in the 1,500 and fourth in the 1,000. She was ninth in the 1,500 and also fourth in the 1,000 a year ago.
In the final two World Cups of this season, Gehring has two firsts, a third and a fourth in her four races.
Next month in Shanghai, Gehring will be out to improve on her finishes at the World Championships. Last year, in her debut at senior worlds, she took fifth at 1,000 meters, 17th at 500 and 19th at 1,500.
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