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John Coyle

Full name: John K. Coyle
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: August 18, 1968 in West Bloomfield Township, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: Wolverine Sports Club, Royal Oak, MI
Country: USA United States
Sport: Short Track Speed Skating

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

John Coyle competed in both cycling and speed skating for the Wolverine Sports Club in Royal Oak, Michigan. Other than his Olympic performance, his best international short-track finish was a bronze medal at the 1993 World Winter University Games in the relay. He was also a nationally competitive cyclist, winning the US Junior Cycling Championships in 1987, and placing fifth that year at the World Junior Championships. He was on the US National Cycling team, the 7-11 Cycling team, and has won the Michigan Road Championships six times. Coyle graduated from Stanford with a degree in mechanical engineering. He writes about cycling and speed skating on his blog at http://johnkcoyle.wordpress.com/about/.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1994 Winter 25 Lillehammer Short Track Speed Skating Men's 500 metres United States USA 19
1994 Winter 25 Lillehammer Short Track Speed Skating Men's 1,000 metres United States USA 19
1994 Winter 25 Lillehammer Short Track Speed Skating Men's 5,000 metres Relay United States USA 2 Silver

Men's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS BT T
1994 Winter 25 Lillehammer Short Track Speed Skating United States Final Standings 19 2 45.42
1994 Winter 25 Lillehammer Short Track Speed Skating United States Round One Heat One 3 2 45.42

Men's 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS BT T
1994 Winter 25 Lillehammer Short Track Speed Skating United States Final Standings 19 2 1:32.92
1994 Winter 25 Lillehammer Short Track Speed Skating United States Round One Heat Three 3 2 1:32.92

Men's 5,000 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1994 Winter 25 Lillehammer Short Track Speed Skating United States USA Final Standings 2
1994 Winter 25 Lillehammer Short Track Speed Skating United States USA Final Round A Final 2
1994 Winter 25 Lillehammer Short Track Speed Skating United States USA Semi-Finals Heat One 2