Benjamin Donnelly

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Benjamin Donnelly
Personal information
Born (1996-08-22) August 22, 1996 (age 22)
Ajax, Ontario, Canada
Height190 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight82 kg (181 lb)
Sport
CountryCanada
SportSpeed skating
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)35.87=500 m
1.09:69=1,000 m
1.45:10=1,500 m
3.45:45=3,000 m
6.16.60=5,000 m[1]

Benjamin Donnelly (born August 22, 1996) is a Canadian speed skater.[2] Donnelly was born in Ajax, but his hometown is the neighbouring city of Oshawa.[2]

Career[edit]

Junior[edit]

During the 2016 World Junior Speed Skating Championships held in Changchun, China, Donnelly won 5 medals (three gold). Donnelly won two individual gold medals, a silver in the team pursuit and 1500m and the overall title.[3]

2018 Winter Olympics[edit]

In January 2018, Donnelly was named to Canada's 2018 Olympic team.[4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Benjamin Donnelly Speed skating results
  2. ^ a b "Ben Donnelly | Team Canada - Official 2018 Olympic Team Website". olympic.ca. Retrieved 16 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Ben Donnelly is crowned 2016 World Junior Champion". www.speedskating.ca/. Speed Skating Canada. 12 March 2016. Retrieved 16 January 2018.
  4. ^ Harrison, Doug (10 January 2018). "Ted-Jan Bloemen, Ivanie Blondin front Canada's Olympic long track team". www.cbc.ca/sports/. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  5. ^ Spencer, Donna (10 January 2018). "Speed skater Denny Morrison and 'guardian angel' wife both headed to Olympics". Canadian Press. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Canadian long track speed skating team named for PyeongChang 2018". www.speedskating.ca/. Speed Skating Canada. 10 January 2018. Retrieved 11 January 2018.