Alyson Dudek

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Alyson Dudek
Personal information
Born (1990-07-30) July 30, 1990 (age 23)
Hales Corners, Wisconsin
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight 130 pounds (59 kg)
Sport
Country  United States
Sport Speed skating
Club APTE

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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