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Alex Izykowski

Full name: Alex Izykowski
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: January 26, 1984 in Bay City, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: Pikes Peak Community College
Country: USA United States
Sport: Short Track Speed Skating

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Originally an inline skater, Alex Izykowski began speed skating in 1995 after being inspired watching the 1994 Lillehammer Olymics, and he placed third at the 2002 US Junior Short-Track Championships. In 2003 he was eighth overall at the World Junior Championships, and in 2005 he was on the US relay team that won a bronze medal at the Worlds. Izykowski was second in the 3K at the US Team Championships in 2006, shortly after the Olympics. He was training for another attempt at the Winter Olympics, but a series of injuries derailed his efforts, and he retired from skating in May 2009.

Personal Bests: 500 – 43.378 (2003); 1,000 – 1:28.217 (2001); 1,500 – 2:13.348 (2002); 3,000 – 4:39.362 (2002).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2006 Winter 22 Torino Short Track Speed Skating Men's 1,500 metres United States USA 12
2006 Winter 22 Torino Short Track Speed Skating Men's 5,000 metres Relay United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PLR PTS BT T
2006 Winter 22 Torino Short Track Speed Skating United States Final Standings 12 SF-5 18 2:18.610
2006 Winter 22 Torino Short Track Speed Skating United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 5 5 2:18.610
2006 Winter 22 Torino Short Track Speed Skating United States Round One Heat Five 3 Q 13 2:19.731

Men's 5,000 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
2006 Winter 22 Torino Short Track Speed Skating United States USA Final Standings 3
2006 Winter 22 Torino Short Track Speed Skating United States USA Final Round A Final 3
2006 Winter 22 Torino Short Track Speed Skating United States USA Semi-Finals Heat Two 1