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EMERY LEHMAN
Sport Discipline: Long Track
2014 Olympic Events: 5,000m, 10,000m
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
DOB: 6/13/96
Birthplace: Oak Park, Ill.
Hometown: Oak Park, Ill.
Current Residence: Oak Park, Ill.
High School: Oak Park River Forest High School (Oak Park, Ill.) '14
Coach(es): Jeffrey Klaiber
Foreign Language(s): Spanish
ROAD TO SOCHI
Lehman is currently in his first season competing at the senior level. He opened the 2013-14 season by earning a top-20 finish in the 5,000-meter at the Salt Lake City World Cup. His performance set a junior national record and was good enough to secure a U.S. spot in the event at the Sochi Games. At age 17, he is making his Olympic debut as the youngest member of the 2014 U.S. Olympic Long Track Speedskating Team.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2014 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, 1st (10,000m)
  • 2013 Junior World Championships, gold (5,000m), bronze (3,000m)
  • 2012 national championships, 1st (5,000m) 3rd (10,000m)
  • Junior American record-holder (10,000m)
PERSONAL
Son of David and Marcia Lehman…Has one brother, Graham…Plans to attend college and study engineering after his speedskating career…Hobbies include playing ice hockey and lacrosse.
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