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Stan Fail

Full name: Stanley Clair "Stan" Fail
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: June 11, 1936 in Yuma, Colorado, United States
Affiliations: Demorra Speedskating Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Speed Skating

Biography

Stan Fail grew up near Turlock, California, representing the DeMorra Skating Club. He started skating nationally in 1953 at the US Intermediate Championships, and in 1955 won the Great Lakes Outdoor all-around. In 1960 he was second at the US all-arounds, winning the 5-mile race. Fail also competed in cycling. He later settled back near his home where first he ran a dairy and then operated a very popular donut shop, Fail's Donuts.

Personal Bests: 500 – 43.4 (1964); 1500 – 2:10.8 (1964); 5000 – 8:08.4 (1964); 10000 – 17:00.2 (1964).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Winter 27 Innsbruck Speed Skating Men's 5,000 metres United States USA 38

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 2c 6c 1k 1.4k 1.8k 2.2k 2.6k 3k 3.4k 3.8k 4.2k 4.6k
1964 Winter 27 Innsbruck Speed Skating United States Final Standings 38 8:31.9 21 58 1:37 2:17 2:57 3:38 4:20 5:01 5:43 6:25 7:08 7:50
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