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2010 Winter Olympic Games, Vancouver, CanadaFebruary 12-28
 
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Allison Baver

Allison Baver

  • Sport: Olympic Short Track Skating
  • Nation: United States of America
  • DOB: August 11, 1980
  • Hometown: Reading, PA
  • Career Highlights: A former in-line skater who moved to short track speedskating in 2000, Baver joins Anton Apolo Ohno as a three-time Olympian on the speedskating team. … Has successfully rehabilitated from a broken leg suffered in Sofia, Bulgaria, during the 2008-09 season and earned her first medal of the 2009 World Cup season with a silver in the 3,000-meter relay at Beijing. … Her best individual finish on the World Cup circuit this season was a B final victory in the 1,500 meters in Beijing in September. ... Baver placed seventh in the 3,000-meter relay in the 2002 Olympics and despite a back injury, finished seventh in the 500 meters and fourth in the 3,000-meter relay in Turin at the 2006 Olympics. … Baver is the 2007 U.S. short track overall champion after winning the 500, 1,000 and 3,000-meter events and is the all-time leader among U.S. women for World Cup medals. … In 2008, she signed with the Wilhelmina Artist Management group to pursue a modeling career.
  • Olympic History: 2006,2002
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