Jamie Gregg

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Jamie Gregg
2013 WSDC Sochi - Jamie Gregg.JPG
Gregg in 2013
Personal information
Born (1985-03-18) March 18, 1985 (age 30)
Edmonton, Alberta
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Weight 80 kg (180 lb)
Sport
Country  Canada
Sport Speed skating

Jamie Gregg (born March 18, 1985, in Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian long track speed skater.

Gregg was ranked 10th in overall World Cup standings for the 2009–10 season. He is set to compete for Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics in the 500 m.[2] At the Olympics, Gregg competed in the Richmond Olympic Oval where he finished 8th in the 500 m as the top North American skater, one spot ahead of Jeremy Wotherspoon.[3] Gregg's younger sister Jessica Gregg also competed at the 2010 Olympics although she competed in short track speed skating.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Gregg's father is five times Stanley Cup champion and former Canadian Olympian ice hockey player Randy Gregg. His mother Kathy Vogt participated in long track speed skating for Canada at the 1976 and 1980 Winter Olympics. His sister Jessica Gregg is a short track speed skater and he is married to Canadian speed skater Danielle Wotherspoon-Gregg. Gregg is currently a first year in medical school at the University of Alberta, set to graduate in 2019.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jamie Gregg". olympic.ca. Canadian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
  2. ^ CTV "Team Canada" Profile
  3. ^ "Wotherspoon's best effort comes up short". Toronto Star. 1999-12-19. Retrieved 2009-12-22. 
  4. ^ "Long road to Olympics easier to travel with help of siblings". CTV News. 2009-06-08. Retrieved 2010-02-16.