Casey FitzRandolph

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Casey FitzRandolph
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Casey FitzRandolph with Senator Herb Kohl after the 2002 Winter Olympics
Personal information
Born (1975-01-21) January 21, 1975 (age 39)
Verona, Wisconsin
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb; 12.8 st)
Website Official Website
Sport
Country  United States
Sport Speed skating

Casey J. FitzRandolph (born January 21, 1975 in Verona, Wisconsin) is an American speedskater.

In 1997, FitzRandolph won the bronze medal at the World Sprint Championships in Hamar. He won another bronze medal in 2001 at the World Single Distance Championships on the 500 m.

His best year so far was 2002. He won silver at the World Sprint Championships in Hamar and went on to become Olympic Champion on the 500 m at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. This made him the first American to win the 500 m since fellow Madison native Eric Heiden won the event in 1980. Heiden was in attendance as the team orthopedist.

At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, FitzRandolph finished 12th on the 500 m and 9th on the 1,000 m.

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