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Dan Jansen: Champion Speedskater

DAN JANSEN
Champion Speedskater


Dan Jansen grew up in West Allis, Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin. Although he dominated the sport of speedskating for years, Jansen had never won an Olympic gold medal after competing in three Olympiads. In the 1994 Olympics, Dan Jansen reached his last event and still had not won a gold medal. In his last competition, Jansen set a world record and won an Olympic gold medal in the 1000 meter event.

Athletic Achievements:

1994

* Olympic Gold Medalist, 1000 M

* Awarded the Amateur Athletic Union's James E. Sullivan Award, presented annually to the outstanding athlete in the United States who exhibits the qualities of leadership, character, sportsmanship, and the ideals of amateurism.

* World Record Holder in the 1000 M (1:12.43)

* World Record Holder in the 500 M (35.76 seconds)

* First first man to ever break the 36 second mark in the 500 M

* Recipient of Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Award

1993

* Ranked 1st overall in World Cup standings

1992

* Ranked 1st overall in World Cup standings

1991

* Ranked 1st overall in World Cup standings

Other Achievements:

* Winner of 20 World Championship Medals

* Winner of more than 30 World Cup races and more than 50 World Cup Medals

* Established the Dan Jansen Foundation which contributes to youth sports and education programs and the research of leukemia (an illness which claimed the life of Dan's sister Jane)

* Currently working for CBS Sports as on-air personality

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