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Johnny Sands

Full name: John Valance "Johnny" Sands
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (174 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: April 17, 1933 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Affiliations: SLSSC, Saskatoon (CAN)
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Speed Skating

Biography

Personal Bests: 500 – 41.8 (1956); 1500 – 2:20.7 (1956).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Speed Skating Men's 500 metres Canada CAN AC DNF
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Speed Skating Men's 1,500 metres Canada CAN 45
1960 Winter 26 Squaw Valley Speed Skating Men's 500 metres Canada CAN 27
1960 Winter 26 Squaw Valley Speed Skating Men's 1,500 metres Canada CAN 43

Men's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Speed Skating Canada Final Standings AC DNF
1960 Winter 26 Squaw Valley Speed Skating Canada Final Standings 27 42.8

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 3c 7c 1.1k
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Speed Skating Canada Final Standings 45 2:20.7 29.6 1:05.0 1:41.9
1960 Winter 26 Squaw Valley Speed Skating Canada Final Standings 43 2:28.4 30 1:06 1:46