Shane Dobbin

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Shane Dobbin
Personal information
Nationality New Zealander
Born (1980-01-22) 22 January 1980 (age 37)
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 159 lb (72 kg)
Sport
Country  New Zealand
Sport Speed skating

Shane Dobbin (born 22 January 1980) is a New Zealand inline skater and speed skater. He was New Zealand's only competitor in speed skating at the 2010 Winter Olympics, finishing 17th in the Men's 5000m.[1] He was born in Palmerston North.[2]

Dobbin was the first confirmed selection for the New Zealand team to the 2014 Winter Olympics.[3] He was also named the New Zealand flagbearer at the 2014 Winter Olympics opening ceremony.[4] He finished 14th in the Men's 5000m speed skating.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vancouver 2010 Profile
  2. ^ "Shane Dobbin of New Zealand". www.skatelog.com. Retrieved 18 October 2013. 
  3. ^ SHANE DOBBIN – FIRST NZ OLYMPIC TEAM SELECTION FOR SOCHI 2014
  4. ^ Walker, Nick (5 February 2014). "Winter Olympics: Dobbin named NZ flag bearer". Yahoo Sports. Retrieved 5 February 2014.