Full name: John Glenn Baskfield
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 179 lbs (81 kg)
Born: June 29, 1965 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Affiliations: Midway SC, Saint Paul (USA)
Country: United States
Sport: Speed Skating
John Baskfield made his international dÃ©but at the 1983 World Junior Championships, where he placed seventh in the 500, ninth in the 1,500 m, and 13th all-around. He skated one World Cup season, 1987-88, with three top 10 finishes. Baskfield was an all-around athlete in high school, playing soccer, baseball, and track. He attended the College of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, and later had a career in law enforcement, working as a federal probation officer.
Personal Bests: 500 â 38.56 (1988); 1000 â 1:16.70 (1988); 1500 â 1:55.88 (1988); 5000 â 7:41.30 (1986).
|1988 Winter||22||Calgary||Speed Skating||Men's 1,500 metres||United States||USA||20|
|1988 Winter||22||Calgary||Speed Skating||United States||Final Standings||20||1:55.88||25.22||54.30||1:23.96|