Name: Shani Davis
Sport: Long Track Speedskating
Discipline(s): Long Track Speedskating
Height: 6-2
DOB: 8/13/1982
Birthplace: Chicago, Ill.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
Olympic Experience
  • Qualified for the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team - finished 2nd in the 1000m and 3rd in the 1500m
  • 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
World Championship Experience
  • Four-time 1000m World Champion (2007, 2008, 2011, 2015)
  • Three-time 1500m World Champion (2004, 2007, 2009)
  • 2009 World Sprint Champion
  • Two-time World Allround Champion (2005, 2006)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2017-18 World Cup Salt Lake City - 1000m 12th; 1500m 13th; B 500m 24th
  • 2017-18 World Cup Calgary - 1000m 13th; 1500m 13th
  • 2017-18 World Cup Stavanger - 1500m 11th; 1000m 12th
  • 2017-18 World Cup Heerenveen - B 1500m 4th; 1000m 14th
  • Ranks first in the Adelskalender (a ranking for long track speed skating based on skaters' all-time personal records for certain distances)
  • Became all-time leader in World Cup points during the 2016-17 season
  • 58-time World Cup gold medalist (40-time World Cup 1000m gold medalist, 18-time World Cup 1500m gold medalist)
  • 2014 Grand World Cup Champion
  • Six-time 1000m World Cup Champion (2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014)
  • Four-time 1500m World Cup Champion (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)
  • Two-time Oscar Mathison Award recipient (2005, 2006)
  • Short Track and Long Track World Junior Team (2000, 2001, 2002)
  • Five-time National Age Group Champion (1995, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2003)
  • 1999 North American Champion
Personal: Owns a World Passport