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Shannon Rempel

Full name: Shannon Colleen Rempel
Gender: Female
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: November 26, 1984 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Affiliations: St. James Speed Skating Club, Winnipeg (CAN)
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Speed Skating

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

A speed skater since the age of 10, Shannon Rempel has been athletically active her entire life, competing in track, volleyball and basketball in high school in addition to her winter pursuits. Her first major competition occurred during the 1997-1998 as a participant in the 500 m event at the Canadian Junior Sprint Championships. She began competing in North American Championships during the 1998-1999 season and World Junior Championships the following season and, by the end of 2004 had four bronze, two silver and four gold medals, including claiming the overall title in 2003. She discovered Olympic success at the 2006 Winter Games when she won a silver medal in the women's team pursuit event, although she did not participate in the final. She followed this with a gold medal in the same event at the following year's World Championships. She is a general studies student at the University of Calgary.

Personal Bests: 500 – 37.80 (2005); 1000 – 1:15.00 (2007); 1500 – 1:54.60 (2007); 3000 – 4:09.78 (2008); 5000 – 7:12.16 (2009).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2006 Winter 21 Torino Speed Skating Women's 500 metres Canada CAN 16
2006 Winter 21 Torino Speed Skating Women's 1,000 metres Canada CAN 24
2006 Winter 21 Torino Speed Skating Women's 1,500 metres Canada CAN 28
2006 Winter 21 Torino Speed Skating Women's Team Pursuit (6 laps) Canada CAN 2 Silver
2010 Winter 25 Vancouver Speed Skating Women's 500 metres Canada CAN 27
2010 Winter 25 Vancouver Speed Skating Women's 1,000 metres Canada CAN 21

Women's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1c
2006 Winter 21 Torino Speed Skating Canada Final Standings 16 78.85
2006 Winter 21 Torino Speed Skating Canada Race 1 15T 39.42 10.87
2006 Winter 21 Torino Speed Skating Canada Race 2 19 39.43 10.84
2010 Winter 25 Vancouver Speed Skating Canada Final Standings 27 78.824
2010 Winter 25 Vancouver Speed Skating Canada Race 1 22 39.351 11.05
2010 Winter 25 Vancouver Speed Skating Canada Race 2 29 39.473 11.13

Women's 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 2c 6c
2006 Winter 21 Torino Speed Skating Canada Final Standings 24 1:18.35 18.42 46.78
2010 Winter 25 Vancouver Speed Skating Canada Final Standings 21 1:18.174 18.64 47.22

Women's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 3c 7c 1.1k
2006 Winter 21 Torino Speed Skating Canada Final Standings 28 2:02.24 26.90 57.35 1:28.73

Women's Team Pursuit (6 laps)

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
2006 Winter 21 Torino Speed Skating Canada CAN Qualifying Round 3