|Full name||Allison Baver|
August 11, 1980 |
|Residence||Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Height||1.6 m (5 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||58 kg (130 lb; 9.1 st)|
|Country||United States of America|
Allison Baver (born August 11, 1980 in Reading, Pennsylvania) is an American short track speed skater. Baver trains with the US permanent winter sports Olympic team, in Salt Lake City, Utah. In the 2005-2006 season, she was ranked third overall in the World Rankings. Baver was a marketing and management major at Pennsylvania State University (2003) and an MBA at the New York Institute of Technology.
At the 2006 Winter Olympics, in Turin, Italy, Baver finished seventh in the Women's 500 m competition, following a third place finish in Semifinal A and a collision with the Czech Republic's Kateřina Novotná in Final B, which took her out of the race for fifth place.
On February 25, 2007, Baver won her first U.S. National Championship.
At the 2010 Winter Olympics, in Vancouver, Baver competed in three events. In the 1500 m, Baver did not make it past the semifinals. In the 1000 m, Baver was disqualified in the heats. In the 3000 m relay, Baver's U.S. team finished fourth but were awarded the bronze medal after one of the teams was disqualified for an infraction.
- "2007 US Short Track Championships". Archived from the original on 2007-08-18. Retrieved 2007-02-25.
- "Baver breaks leg during race". Archived from the original on 10 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-09.[dead link]
- "Ladies' 1500 m - semifinals results". Archived from the original on 19 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-24.
- "Ladies' 1000 m - heats results". Archived from the original on 18 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-24.
- "Ladies' 3000 m relay - finals results". Archived from the original on 19 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-24.
- "Grand Marshal ready to lead Homecoming parade". Retrieved 2010-10-08.
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