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Joey Mantia

Joey Mantia About Former inline skater who won a combined nine gold medals at the 2009 and 2010 World Championships. He later became a speed skater on ice who represented Team U.S.A. at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Other Informations He was born in Ocala and began competing in inline skating at age eight. …

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Martina Sablikova

Martina Sablikova About Long distance speedskater who has won numerous Olympic medals, including two golds in 2010, in the 3000 and 5000 meter races. Other Informations She was a three-time Czech youth champion, and set the 3000 meter junior world record in 2005. She proved her dominance by winning at least one gold medal in …

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Jack Shea

Jack Shea About American speed skater nicknamed The Chief who won two gold medals at the 1932 Olympics in Lake Placid. Other Informations He went to school at Dartmouth and studied law at Albany for a few years. He was the first American to win two gold medals in a single Olympics. His son, Jim …

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Ivar Johansson

Ivar Johansson About Swedish wrestler who won three Olympic gold medals during competition at the 1932 Los Angeles and 1936 Berlin Olympics. Other Informations He competed in his first Olympics in 1932 where he won gold in the welterweight class for Greco-Roman wrestling and in the middleweight class for freestyle wrestling. He moved up to …

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Kyle Carr

Kyle Carr About Short track speed skater who made his Olympic debut at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. Other Informations He began skating when he was only one-year old, and began competing at age three. He won a bronze medal in the relay at the 2011 World Championships. He got engaged to Siobhan O’Rourke …

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Shim Suk-hee

Shim Suk-hee About South Korean short track speed skater who has gained fame for her international career. She won a gold medal as part of the South Korean 3000 meter relay team at the 2014 Winter Olympics before winning the overall crown at that year’s World Championships.  Other Informations She began short track speed skating …

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Ivan Skobrev

Ivan Skobrev About Speed skater who won two medals at the 2010 Olympics: a silver in the 10,000 meter event, and a bronze in the 5,000 meter event. Other Informations He was a very successful youth racer, and made his Olympic debut in 2006. He won a gold medal at the 2011 World Allround Championships. …

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Marc Gagnon

Marc Gagnon About Speed skater who won three Olympic gold medals, one in the 500 meter race in 2002 and two in the 5,000-meter relay, in 1998 and 2002; inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. Other Informations He began skating when he was 3 years old and was competing by the time he was …

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Ireen Wust

Ireen Wust About Allround speed skater who won gold medals in the 2006, 2010, and 2014 Olympics, making her the most successful Olympian in the history of the Netherlands. Other Informations In 2003 she was a silver medalist at the World Junior Championships. Among her numerous accolades, she won four consecutive World Championships from 2011-2014. …

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Johann Olav Koss

Johann Olav Koss About Norwegian speed skater who became regarded as one of the best in history after winning four gold medals at two different Olympics. Other Informations After he became the Norwegian Junior Champion, he failed to qualify in his first event with the seniors. He was named Sports Illustrated magazine’s Sportsman of the …

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Jorrit Bergsma

Jorrit Bergsma About Dutch speed skater who won the gold medal in the 10,000 meter race at the 2013 Winter Olympics. He won his first World Single Distance Championships gold medal in 2013. Other Informations He was born in Oldeboorn and began skating for the BAM team in 2010. At the 2014 Winter Olympics, he …

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Tatyana Averina

Tatyana Averina About Russian speed skater who won two Olympic gold medals at the 1976 Innsbruck games, in the 1000 and 3000 meter races. Other Informations She won her first medal in International Competition at the 1974 World Championships where she won silver. She won two gold medals and two bronzes at the 1976 Olympics. …