All People List of Famous Speed Skaters

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List of famous speed skaters, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top speed skaters in the world? This includes the most prominent speed skaters, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable speed skaters is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic speed skaters were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned speed skaters.

List people include Shani Davis, Rintje Ritsma and many more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known speed skaters to the lesser known speed skaters of today, these are some of the best professionals in the speed skater field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous speed skaters ever?" and "What are the names of famous speed skaters?" then you're in the right place. (535 items)

Shani Davis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Shani Davis is an Olympic Champion speed skater from the United States. At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, Davis became the first black athlete to win a gold medal in an individual ...more

Yekaterina Shikhova is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Jekaterina Sjichova is a speed skater.

Katarzyna Woźniak is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Katarzyna Woźniak is an Olympic Speed Skating athlete from Poland.

François-Olivier Roberge is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
François-Olivier Roberge is a Canadian speed-skater who represented Canada at the 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics. He is now studying in Public Communications at University Laval in

Christy Ren is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Christy Ren is a short track speed skater.

Svetlana Kaykan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Svetlana Kaykan is a speed skater.

Jamie Gregg is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Jamie Gregg is a Canadian long track speed skater. Gregg was ranked 10th in overall World Cup standings for the 2009–10 season. He is set to compete for Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics in the ...more

Zhang Zhongqi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Zhongqi Zhang is a speed skater.

Chris Witty is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Christine Diane "Chris" Witty is an American speed skater and racing cyclist and participated in the Olympic Games in both sports. She won medals at both 1000 and 1500 meters in the ...more

Stephanie Beckert is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Stephanie Beckert is a speed skater.

Johann Olav Koss is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Johann Olav Koss is a former speed skater from Norway, and current assistant coach of Norway's speed skating team. Koss is currently ranked as number 16 on the all time speed skating world cup ...more

Heather Richardson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Heather Richardson is an American speed skater who has competed since 2006. She is a native of North Carolina. She represented the United States at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, where ...more

Brian Hansen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Brian Hansen is an American speed skater and silver medalist in the Winter Olympics. At the 2010 Winter Olympics, Hansen won a silver medal in the team pursuit along with Jonathan Kuck and Chad ...more

Tamara Oudenaarden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Tamara Oudenaarden
Tamara Oudenaarden is a speed skater.

Bonnie Blair is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Bonnie Kathleen Blair is a retired American speedskater. She is one of the top skaters of her time, and one of the most decorated athletes in Olympic history. Blair competed for the United ...more

Park Do-yeong is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Park Do-yeong
Do-Yeong Park is a speed skater.

Monique Angermüller is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Monique Angermüller
Monique Angermüller is a speed skater.

Lee Jong-woo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Lee Jong-woo
Jong Woo Lee is a speed skater.

Dan Jansen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Daniel Erwin Jansen born June 17, 1965, in West Allis, Wisconsin, is a retired American speed skater. A multiple world champion in sprint and perennial favorite at the Winter Olympics, he won a ...more

Joey Cheek is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
William Joseph Cheek is a former American speed skater and inline speed skater. He was specialized in the short and middle distances. Present day he is a media entrepreneur.

Laurine Van Riessen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Laurine Van Riessen is a speed skater.

Chad Hedrick is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Chad Hedrick is an American inline speed skater and ice speed skater. He was born in Spring, Texas. Hedrick revolutionized the inline speed skating world with his unique technique, called the ...more

Sun Longjiang is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Sun Longjiang
Sun Longjiang is a Chinese male speed skater. He competed for China at the 2010 Winter Olympics in the 1000m and 1500m events.

Maciej Ustynowicz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Maciej Ustynowicz is a Polish speedskater. He competed for Poland at the 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics.

Rintje Ritsma is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Speed Skaters
Robert Rintje Ritsma is a former Dutch long track speed skater. His nickname is the Beer van Lemmer, which translates to the Bear from Lemmer, analogous to Igor Zhelezovski's nickname "The ...more