Mellisa Hollingsworth in Calgary (2010)
|Competitor for Canada|
|Silver||2012 Lake Placid||Women|
|Bronze||2011 Königssee||Mixed team|
|Bronze||2012 Lake Placid||Mixed team|
Mellisa Hollingsworth (born October 4, 1980 in Eckville, Alberta) is a Canadian athlete who has competed since 1995. She won the bronze medal in the women's skeleton event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin.
Hollingsworth also won a silver in the women's skeleton event at the 2000 FIBT World Championships in Igls, Austria. She won the women's Skeleton World Cup overall title both in 2005-6 and in 2009-10.
Hollingsworth participated in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. After three runs, she was in second position behind Amy Williams of Great Britain. However, in the final run, despite a personal best start time of 4.93 seconds, Hollingsworth fell behind and ended up finishing fifth overall.
- Jeff Blair and Allan Maki (2010-02-19). "Hollingsworth falls short of podium". CTV Olympics. Retrieved 2010-02-19.
- Official Mellisa Hollingsworth Website
- Mellissa Hollingsworth at the Fédération Internationale de Bobsleigh et de Tobogganing
- List of women's skeleton World Cup champions since 1997.
- Picture of Davenport and Hollingsworth
- Women's skeleton Olympic medalists since 2002
- Women's skeleton world championship medalists since 2000
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