Shani Davis

US Speedskating

  • 2002
  • 2006
  • 2010
  • 2014
Name: Shani Davis
Sport:
Long Track Speedskating
Discipline:
500m, 1000m, 1500m, 5000m
Height:
6’2”
Current Residence:
Chicago, Ill.
College:
Northern Michigan University, Marquette

Olympic Experience:

  • 2014 Olympic Winter Games, 8th in men's 1,000m, 11th in men's 1,500m, 24th in men's 500m,
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, gold medal in men's 1000m, silver medal in men's 1500m, 12th in men's 5000m, withdrew in men's 500m
  • 2006 Olympic Winter Games, gold medal in men's 1000m, silver medal in men's 1500m, 7th in men's 5000m

Career Highlights:

  • 48-time World Cup 1000m medalist (41 gold, seven silver)
  • 26-time World Cup 1500m medalist (21 gold, four silver, one bronze)
  • 13-time World Cup allround gold medalist
  • Five-time World Cup team pursuit medalist (three gold, two silver)
  • Six-time World Allround Championships 500m medalist (two gold, two silver, two bronze)
  • Six-time World Single Distance Championships 1500m medalist (three gold, three silver)
  • Six-time World Single Distance Championships 1000m medalist (three gold, three bronze)
  • Four-time World Allround Championships allround medalist (two gold, one silver, one bronze)
  • Four-time World Allround Championships 1500m medalist (four gold)
  • Three-time World Sprint Championships overall medalist (one gold, two bronze) 

Fun Facts: Owns a world passport ... Inspired the creation of Inner City Excellence (I.C.E.), a skating-based youth development program rooted in Olympism

Learn more: 
Shani's Website

 

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