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LAUREN CHOLEWINSKI
Sport Discipline: Long Track
2014 Olympic Events: 500m
Height: 5-8
Weight: 150
DOB: 11/15/88
Birthplace: Pineville, N.C.
Hometown: Rock Hill, S.C.
Current Residence: Murray, Utah
High School: Northwestern High School (Rock Hill, S.C.) '07
Coach(es): Ryan Shimabukuro, Derrick Speas
ROAD TO SOCHI
Cholewinski is making her second Olympic apperance after representing Team USA in the 500-meter at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. After suffering an injury during the 2012-13 season, she returned to claim three top-15 finishes on the 2013-14 World Cup circuit. She secured her 2014 Olympic berth with a third-place finish in the 500 at U.S. Olympic Team Trials.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, 30th (500m)
  • 2013-14 Salt Lake City World Cup, 12th (500m)
  • 2013-14 Astana World Cup, 12th (500m)
  • 2013-14 Berlin World Cup, 13th (500m)
  • 2013 National Single Distance Championships, 2nd (500m)
  • 2013 National Championships, 3rd (500m)
  • 2011 National Sprint Championships, 2nd (500m), 3rd (500m)
  • 2010 National Championships, 1st (500m)
  • Three-time world cup 500m medalist (1 gold, 2 silvers)
PERSONAL
Daughter of Helen Cholewinski and Larry Boyd... Has two brothers, James and Andrew, one sister, Nicole, and one stepbrother, Chris...Brother, James, competed at the 2010 World Sprint Championships…Is a former inline speedskater...Hobbies include reading, hiking, snowboarding, camping and riding horses.
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