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Marty Pierce

Full name: Martin John "Marty" Pierce
Gender: Male
Height: 14-5 (173 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: April 16, 1966 in West Allis, Wisconsin, United States
Affiliations: St. Francis
Country: USA United States
Sport: Speed Skating

Biography

Marty Pierce was a junior phenom in US speed skating, winning six national titles in age groups. He was the 1978 US short-track midget boys champion, the 1981-82 short-track junior boys champion, the 1983 intermediate men champion in both short- and long-track, and the 1984 long-track intermediate men champion. He competed both in short-track and long-track internationally, and competed for brief parts of two seasons on the World Cup circuit, finishing third and fourth at 500s in Innsbruck in January 1988, and fourth at a 500 in Davos in January 1988. Pierce was almost exclusively a sprinter in long-track.

Personal Bests: 500 – 37.19 (1988); 1000 – 1:17.23 (1992); 1500 – 2:06.99 (1984); 5000 – 8:11.35 (1984).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Winter 21 Calgary Speed Skating Men's 500 metres United States USA 22
1992 Winter 25 Albertville Speed Skating Men's 500 metres United States USA 19

Men's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1c
1988 Winter 21 Calgary Speed Skating United States Final Standings 22 37.76 10.17
1992 Winter 25 Albertville Speed Skating United States Final Standings 19 38.15 10.11
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