Jeanne Ashworth

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Jeanne Ashworth
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-C0222-0007-005, Berlin, Müggelturm, Eisschnellläuferinnen, Ashworth, Smith.jpg
Jeanne Ashworth )left) and Janice Smith at the Müggelturm, 1964.
Medal record
Women's speed skating
Competitor for the  United States
Olympic Games
Bronze 1960 Squaw Valley 500 m

Jeanne Chesley Ashworth (born July 1, 1938) is an American former speed skater who competed in the 1960 Winter Olympics, 1964 Winter Olympics and 1968 Winter Olympics. Ashworth competed in the first Olympic speed skating event for women. She won the bronze metal, finishing behind a German and Russian. During the late 50's and 60's, when Ashworth was at the height of her career, she won 11 national championships.[1]

She was born in Burlington, Vermont. She now lives near Lake Placid, where she runs her family toy and candy company.

Ashworth won the bronze medal at the 1960 Winter Olympics in speed skating.

Personal records[edit]

Event Result Date Venue
500 m 44.4 29 December 1963 Colorado Springs
1,000 m 1.34.7 11 February 1968 Grenoble
1,500 m 2.30.3 10 February 1968 Grenoble
3,000 m 5.14.0 12 February 1968 Grenoble

Olympic results[edit]

Event Result Date Venue
500 m 46.1 20 February 1960 Squaw Valley
1,000 m 1.36.5 22 February 1960 Squaw Valley
1,500 m 2.33.7 21 February 1960 Squaw Valley
3,000 m 5.28.5 23 February 1960 Squaw Valley
500 m 46.2 30 January 1964 Innsbruck
1,000 m 1.38.7 1 February 1964 Innsbruck
3,000 m 5.30.3 2 February 1964 Innsbruck
1,000 m 1.34.7 11 February 1968 Grenoble
1,500 m 2.30.3 10 February 1968 Grenoble
3,000 m 5.14.0 12 February 1968 Grenoble

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeanne Ashwoth. "Jeanne Ashwoth" web. Retrieved September 30, 2012