Full name: John Frederic Wurster
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: January 12, 1948 in Schenectady, New York, United States
Affiliations: US Air Force, (USA)
Country: United States
Sport: Speed Skating
Related Olympians: Brother of Richie Wurster.
John Wurster won the 1963 US Junior Boys title, but his next US championship would come 13 years later, when he won the 1976 US Senior title. In between he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and then obtained an MBA. He later became President of Orion Issues Management, which specializes in commercializing new environmental technology. His brother, [Richie], also competed in speed skating for the US at the 1968 Winter Olympics.
Personal Bests: 500 â 39.0 (1972); 1000 â 1:23.2 (1972); 1500 â 2:17.38 (1976); 5000 â 9:36.5 (1972); 10000 â 20:04.9 (1972).
|1968 Winter||20||Grenoble||Speed Skating||Men's 500 metres||United States||USA||5T|
|1972 Winter||24||Sapporo||Speed Skating||Men's 500 metres||United States||USA||AC||DNF|
|1968 Winter||20||Grenoble||Speed Skating||United States||Final Standings||5T||40.7||10.4|
|1972 Winter||24||Sapporo||Speed Skating||United States||Final Standings||AC||DNF|