Charlotte Gilmartin

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Charlotte Gilmartin
Moscow 2015 1000m Ladies Heat 9 (2) Charlotte Gilmartin (cropped).JPG
Personal information
NationalityUnited Kingdom
Born (1990-03-07) 7 March 1990 (age 28)
Redditch, Worcestershire, England
ResidenceNottingham, England
Height1.62 m (5 ft 4 in) (2014)
Weight60 kg (130 lb; 9.4 st) (2014)
Sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
SportShort track speed skating
ClubMohawks Ice Racing Club

Charlotte Gilmartin (born 7 March 1990[1]) is a British short track speed skater who competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in the 500m and 1500m events.[2]

Background[edit]

Gilmartin was born in Redditch, Worcestershire. She visited an ice-rink for a friend's party in 2001, where a trainer noticed her.[1][3] She joined the Mohawks Ice Racing Club in Solihull[4]. She is trained by former Olympian Jon Eley[1].

Career[edit]

Sochi Olympic Games[edit]

During qualification for the olympic games, her nervous trembling was remarked upon by an official. She decided to work on her stress management skills[5].

She came 16th in the 500 metres in Sotchi[1].

Pyeongchang Olympic Games[edit]

The ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup 2017-2018, in four rounds, served as the qualifiers for the Short track speed skating at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

In the first round, in Budapest, she finished 13th in the 1500 metres[6] and 11th in the 500 metres[7]. In the second round, in Dordrecht, she finished second in the 1000 metres [8]. She finished 15th in the 1500 mètres[9]. She finished 11th in the 500 metres[10]. In the third round, in Shanghai, she was disqualified in the B final of the 1500 metres, coming 12th[11]. She came 19th in the 1000 metres[12].

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Charlotte Gilmartin". www.isu.html.infostradasports.com. 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Charlotte Gilmartin – 500m, 1500m". British Olympic Association. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  3. ^ "The Olympic hopeful discovered at a birthday party". BBC Sport. 10 February 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Charlotte's joy over Winter Games call". Redditch Standard. 14 December 2017. Archived from the original on 22 January 2018. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Gilmartin ready to challenge for major honours". dailymail.co.uk. 10 March 2015.
  6. ^ "Audi ISU World Cup 2017/18 - Budapest (HUN)". shorttrack.sportresult.com. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Audi ISU World Cup 2017/18 - Budapest (HUN) - 500 m - Ladies". shorttrack.sportresult.com. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Audi ISU World Cup 2017/18 - Dordrecht (NED) - 1000 m - Ladies". shorttrack.sportresult.com. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  9. ^ "Audi ISU World Cup 2017/18 - Dordrecht (NED) - 1500 m - Ladies". shorttrack.sportresult.com. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  10. ^ "Audi ISU World Cup 2017/18 - Dordrecht (NED) - 500 m - Ladies". shorttrack.sportresult.com. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  11. ^ "Audi ISU World Cup 2017/18 - Shanghai (CHN) - 1500 m - Ladies". shorttrack.sportresult.com. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  12. ^ "Audi ISU World Cup 2017/18 - Shanghai (CHN) - 1000 m - Ladies". shorttrack.sportresult.com. Retrieved 10 February 2018.