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MITCH WHITMORE
Sport Discipline: Long Track
2014 Olympic Events: 500m
Height: 5-9
Weight: 168
DOB: 12/18/89
Birthplace: Santa Ana, Calif.
Hometown: Waukesha, Wis.
Current Residence: Chula Vista, Calif.
High School: Waukesha North High School (Waukesha, Wis.) '07
College: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee '16, Human Resources/Sociology
Coach(es): Ryan Shimabukuro
Foreign Language(s): Spanish
ROAD TO SOCHI
Whitmore is making his second Olympic apperance in the 500-meter. The three-time national champion has claimed multiple top-10 finishes on the 2013-14 World Cup tour, highlighted by a fourth-place finish in Salt Lake City, where he set the national record in the 500. The 500 specialist is seeking his first Olympic medal.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, 37th (500m)
  • 2013-14 Salt Lake City World Cup, 4th (500m), 6th (1,000m)
  • 2013 World Sprint Championships, 12th (500m)
  • 2009 junior world champion, 500m
  • 18-time world cup top-10 finisher (500m)
  • Three-time national 500m champion (2011-13)
  • American record-holder (500m)
PERSONAL
Son of Mark and Lisa Whitmore…Father was a member of the U.S. National Water Polo Team in 1980…Enjoys music, watching movies and playing all sports and video games.
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