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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
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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 sport at the Olympic Winter Games, winning the speedskating 1000 meter event. He also won a silver medal in the 1500 meter event. At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada, he duplicated the feat, becoming the first man to successfully defend the 1000 meter gold medal, and repeating as 1500 meter silver medalist. Davis won the all-around World Allround Championships in both 2005 and 2006, after winning the silver medal in 2004. In 2009 he won the World Sprint Championships in Moscow, the site of ...more

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

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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 Quebec. ...more

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