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Lori Monk

Full name: Lori Jeanne Monk (-Goff)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: March 20, 1956 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Affiliations: Madison Speed Skating Club, Madison (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Speed Skating


Lori Monk competed in volleyball, golf, track, and speed skating in high school, growing up in Madison, Wisconsin. She was on two state championship golf teams, and led her track team to the state championships, winning seven individual state titles. Internationally, Monk competed at only one major meet besides the 1976 Winter Olympics, the 1974 World Sprints. She attended the University of Wisconsin, twice lettering in track, and eventually won five national speed skating championships. She later worked as a firefighter and paramedic and coached youth sports. Her son, Tyler Goff, competed in multiple international speed skating meets, but never made an Olympic team.

Personal Bests: 500 – 42.94 (1976); 1000 – 1:30.19 (1976); 1500 – 2:40.63 (1976); 3000 – 5:58.5 (1974).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Winter 19 Innsbruck Speed Skating Women's 500 metres United States USA 9

Women's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1c
1976 Winter 19 Innsbruck Speed Skating United States Final Standings 9 44.00 10.85
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