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Katie Uhlaender

Full name: Katie Uhlaender
Gender: Female
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: July 17, 1984 in Vail, Colorado, United States
Affiliations: Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood Springs (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Skeleton

Biography

Katie Uhlaender won the USA women’s skeleton title in 2003 and 2004, and in 2004 added a silver medal at the Junior World Championships. She later won four medals at the World Championships, taking silver in the women’s event in 2008, bronze for women in 2007, and bronzes in the mixed team event in both 2008 and 2009. Uhlaender came from an athletic family, as her father, Ted Uhlaender, played outfield for the Cincinnati Reds in the major leagues, and was later a coach with the Cleveland Indians. In April 2009, Katie Uhlaender shattered her kneecap in a snowmobiling accident and required eight surgeries on that knee, but she made an amazing recovery to compete at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.

Uhlaender also competes at a high-level in weightlifting, placing third at the USA Nationals in the women’s 63-kilogram division. Through 2011, she continued to compete in both sports, attempting to make the summer and winter Olympic teams in two widely disparate sports, and in 2012 she won the skeleton World Championship.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2006 Winter 21 Torino Skeleton Women's Skeleton United States USA 6
2010 Winter 25 Vancouver Skeleton Women's Skeleton United States USA 11
2014 Winter 29 Sochi Skeleton Women's Skeleton United States USA 4

Women's Skeleton

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IT1 IR1 IT2 IR2 IT3 IR3 IT4 IR4 IT5 IR5 ST1 SR1 ST2 SR2 ST3 SR3 ST4 SR4 ST5 SR5
2006 Winter 21 Torino Skeleton United States USA Final Standings 6 2:02.30
2006 Winter 21 Torino Skeleton United States USA Run 1 6 1:00.87 5.03 1 18.33 1 28.67 4 41.09 6 52.08 6 13.30 =3 10.34 9 12.42 9 10.99 =9 8.79 9
2006 Winter 21 Torino Skeleton United States USA Run 2 6 1:01.43 5.03 1 18.37 2 28.80 5 41.37 6 52.53 6 13.34 6 10.43 11 12.57 10 11.16 7 8.90 7
2010 Winter 25 Vancouver Skeleton United States USA Final Standings 11 3:37.93
2010 Winter 25 Vancouver Skeleton United States USA Run 1 8 54.51 4.94 2 16.62 2 31.10 4 40.47 6 48.66 8 11.68 2 14.48 8 9.37 11 8.19 13 5.85 13
2010 Winter 25 Vancouver Skeleton United States USA Run 2 9T 54.53 4.95 1 16.61 1 31.08 3 40.50 8 48.72 8 11.66 =2 14.47 =8 9.42 11 8.22 13 5.81 11
2010 Winter 25 Vancouver Skeleton United States USA Run 3 11T 54.54 4.96 2 16.57 1 30.98 =4 40.53 9 48.72 11 11.61 =2 14.41 10 9.55 14 8.19 =12 5.82 12
2010 Winter 25 Vancouver Skeleton United States USA Run 4 9 54.35 4.97 =6 16.54 3 30.88 2 40.28 =6 48.53 8 11.57 =1 14.34 4 9.40 11 8.25 13 5.82 =10
2014 Winter 29 Sochi Skeleton United States USA Final Standings 4 3:54.34
2014 Winter 29 Sochi Skeleton United States USA Run 1 4 58.83 5.08 9 20.42 9 32.76 6 41.21 5 52.00 4 15.34 =10 12.34 =5 8.45 2 10.79 =4 6.83 =4
2014 Winter 29 Sochi Skeleton United States USA Run 2 3T 58.75 5.05 =9 20.29 =5 32.58 2 41.03 2 51.83 2 15.24 4 12.29 =2 8.45 =2 10.80 4 6.92 8
2014 Winter 29 Sochi Skeleton United States USA Run 3 7 58.41 5.07 =11 20.31 =10 32.57 6 40.98 7 51.64 =6 15.24 =9 12.26 =3 8.41 =7 10.66 6 6.77 =8
2014 Winter 29 Sochi Skeleton United States USA Run 4 6 58.35 5.07 11 20.30 9 32.49 3 40.93 7 51.59 5 15.23 =8 12.19 1 8.44 18 10.66 =8 6.76 =9