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SPEEDSKATING: Chris Witty


            Chris Witty

Personal
Country: United States
Born: June 23, 1975, in Waukesha, Wis.
Height: 5'6"   Weight 150 lbs.
Current Home: West Allis, Wis.

Competition Highlights


World Sprint Championships: 1996-97 (3rd, overall), 1995-96 (1st, overall), 1994-95 (7th, overall).
U.S. Sprint Championships: 1995-96 (1st, overall).
1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics: 23rd (1000m).

Fun Facts


 Besides being a first-rate speedskate sprinter — she holds the world sprint record for the 1000m — Witty is also an accomplished cyclist. She was the alternate on the U.S. Olympic cycling team in 1996.
 She also loves to play bass and acoustic guitar and is a member of the U.S. National Cycling Team.
Source: Knight-Ridder/Tribune

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