|Full name||Chris Witty|
June 23, 1975 |
West Allis, Wisconsin, United States of America
|Infobox last updated on
September 7, 2008
In 1996 she became World Champion Sprint, in 1997 and 1998 she became second and in 2000 she became third.
In 1998 she won the gold medal at the World Single Distance Championships at the 1000 m, in 1996 the silver and in 2000 the bronze medal at the same distance.
Witty has reported that she had experienced childhood abuse from a trusted neighbor since she was 4 till the age of 11 years old, and she kept the secret for years. She lost her virginity at the age of 6.
|Women's speed skating|
|500 m||38.36||2002-02-14||Salt Lake City, Utah|
|1000 m||1:13.83||2002-02-17||Salt Lake City, Utah|
|1500 m||1:55.71||2002-02-20||Salt Lake City, Utah|
|1000 m||1:15.43||November 23, 1997||Calgary|
|1000 m||1:14.96||March 28, 1998||Calgary|
|1000 m||1:14.58||March 3, 2001||Calgary|
|1000 m||1:13.83||February 17, 2002||Salt Lake City|
- 1996 World Sprint Championships: gold
- 1996 World Single Distance Championships, 1000 m: silver
- 1997 World Sprint Championships: bronze
- 1998 World Sprint Championships: bronze
- 1998 Olympic Winter Games, 1000 m: silver
- 1998 Olympic Winter Games, 1500 m: bronze
- 1998 World Single Distance Championships, 1000 m: gold
- 2000 World Sprint Championships: bronze
- 2000 World Single Distance Championships, 1000 m: bronze
- 2002 Olympic Winter Games, 1000 m: gold
She competed in track cycling in the 2000 Summer Olympics, where she placed 5th in the 500m time trial.
- AOL sports article - Olympian Goes Public With Sexual Abuse
- "Chris Witty". SpeedskatingResults.com. Retrieved 8 September 2012.
- "Chris Witty". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 8 September 2012.
- Chris Witty at SpeedSkatingStats.com
- Official U.S. Olympic Team bio ... with links to 2 Q&As, 2 photo galleries
- Photos of Chris Witty