Alyson Dudek

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Alyson Dudek
Personal information
Born(1990-07-30) July 30, 1990 (age 24)
Hales Corners, Wisconsin
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight130 pounds (59 kg)
Sport
Country United States
SportSpeed skating
ClubAPTE
 
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Alyson Dudek
Personal information
Born(1990-07-30) July 30, 1990 (age 24)
Hales Corners, Wisconsin
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight130 pounds (59 kg)
Sport
Country United States
SportSpeed skating
ClubAPTE

Alyson Dudek (born July 30, 1990) is an American short track speed skater and Olympic bronze medallist.

Biography[edit]

Dudek attended Divine Savior Holy Angels High School for three and a half years.[1] Dudek qualified for her first World Cup team while still a high school student and finished her high school education through online correspondence course while training in Salt Lake City. As a younger skater, Dudek originally trained in both long track and short track speed skating before choosing to specialize in short track. Dudek is from Hales Corners, WI.[1]

Career[edit]

At the 2010 Winter Olympics, Dudek competed in the 500 m and 3000 m relay. In the 500 m, Dudek didn't make it past the quarterfinals.[2] In the 3000 m relay, Dudek was part of the relay team that won bronze due to the disqualification of South Korea behind China and Canada.[3] At the U.S. Olympic trials on January 5, 2014, Dudek qualified for the 2014 Olympic team, her second trip to the Games.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b D’Amato, Gary (September 7, 2009). "Racing to her Olympic goal". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved January 15, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Ladies' 500 m (quarterfinals)". vancouver2010.com. Archived from the original on February 18, 2010. Retrieved February 24, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Ladies' 3000 m Relay (finals)". Archived from the original on February 19, 2010. Retrieved February 24, 2010. 
  4. ^ Zaccardi, Nick (January 5, 2013). "J.S. Olympic Short Track Speed Skating Team finalized". NBC Olympic Talk. Retrieved January 5, 2013. 

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