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Apolo Ohno

Speedskating

Apolo Ohno headshot
  • 2002
  • 2006
  • 2010
Name: Apolo Anton Ohno
Sport:
Short Track Speedskating
Discipline:
500m, 1000m, 1500m
Height:
5’8”
Current Residence:
Seattle, Wash.
College:
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Olympic Experience:

  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, silver medal in men's 1500m, bronze medals in men's 1000m and men's 5000m relay, 8th in men's 500m
  • 2006 Olympic Winter Games, gold medal in men's 500m, bronze medals in men's 1000m and men's 5000m relay, 8th in men's 1500m
  • 2002 Olympic Winter Games, gold medal in men's 1500m, silver medal in men's 1000m, 11th in men's 500m, 4th in men's 5000m relay

Career Highlights:

  • 21 World Championship medals (eight gold, seven silver, six bronze)
  • Twelve-time U.S. champion
  • Three-time overall World Cup champion (2001, 2003, 2005)
  • 2008, Overall World Championship gold medalist

Fun Facts:  Developed a nutritional supplement, 8 Zone ... Season four champion of Dancing With the Stars and cast on the all-star season ... Holds the record for most Olympic medals by a U.S. Winter Olympian

Learn more: 
Apolo's Website

 

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