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Craig Kressler

Full name: Craig Ross Kressler
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11 (181 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: June 23, 1961 in Midland, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: Midland
Country: USA United States
Sport: Speed Skating

Biography

Crag Kressler won his first US title in 1975 when he was US Juvenile Boys short-track champion. In 1977 he won the US Junior Boys title in both short-track and long-track. In 1979 Kressler placed third all-around at the World Junior Championships, winning the 500 and 3,000 m. In 1980 he moved up to second at the World Juniors, again winning the 500. And then after the 1980 World Juniors, held two weeks after the Winter Olympics, Kressler retired from competition at age 18.

Personal Bests: 500 – 38.72 (1980); 1000 – 1:16.45 (1980); 1500 – 1:58.34 (1980); 5000 – 7:15.90 (1980); 10000 – 15:49.11 (1980).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Winter 18 Lake Placid Speed Skating Men's 1,000 metres United States USA 11
1980 Winter 18 Lake Placid Speed Skating Men's 1,500 metres United States USA 18
1980 Winter 18 Lake Placid Speed Skating Men's 5,000 metres United States USA 18
1980 Winter 18 Lake Placid Speed Skating Men's 10,000 metres United States USA AC DNF/fall

Men's 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 2c 6c
1980 Winter 18 Lake Placid Speed Skating United States Final Standings 11 1:18.37 17.80 46.90

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 3c 7c 1.1k
1980 Winter 18 Lake Placid Speed Skating United States Final Standings 18 2:00.60 25.56 54.83 1:26.38

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
1980 Winter 18 Lake Placid Speed Skating United States Final Standings 18 7:25.43 20.03 52.16 1:24.94 1:58.86 2:32.78 3:07.10 3:42.69 4:18.41 4:55.28 5:32.61 6:10.52 6:48.58

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1980 Winter 18 Lake Placid Speed Skating United States Final Standings AC DNF/fall
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