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Credits
JONATHAN KUCK
Sport Discipline: Long Track
2014 Olympic Events: 1,500m, 5,000m
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
DOB: 3/14/90
Birthplace: Urbana, Ill.
Hometown: Champaign, Ill.
Current Residence: Champaign, Ill.
High School: University Laboratory High School (Urbana, Ill.) '07
College: University of Illinois '15, Physics
Coach(es): Jeff Klaiber
ROAD TO SOCHI
Kuck is making his second Olympic appearance after helping the U.S. capture the team pursuit silver medal at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. After recovering from a hip injury sustained during the 2012-13 season, he has consistently posted top-10 finishes on the 2013-14 World Cup circuit. He will represent the U.S. in the 1,500-meter and 5,000 in Sochi.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, silver (team pursuit), 18th (1,500m)
  • 2013-14 Berlin World Cup, 8th (5,000m)
  • 2013-14 Astana World Cup, 6th (10,000m)
  • 2013-14 Salt Lake City World Cup, 5th (5,000m)
  • 2013 World Allround Championships, 9th (5,000m), 12th (1,500m)
  • 2013 American Cup champion (5,000m)
  • 2012 World Allround Championships, 6th (10,000m), 8th (5,000m), 11th (1,500m)
  • 2011 World Allround Championships, silver (1,500m), 6th (10,000m), 8th (5,000m), 9th (500m),
  • 2011 World Single Distance Championships, gold (team pursuit)
  • 2010 World Allround Championships, gold (1,500m), bronze (500m), 4th (5,000m, 10,000m)
  • Eight-time world championships medalist (2 golds, 3 silvers, 3 bronzes)
  • 13-time world cup medalist (2 golds, 7 silvers, 4 bronzes)
PERSONAL
Son of David and Sharon Kuck…Has one sister, Julianne, and one brother, Ryan…Hobbies include playing racquetball and frisbee, surfing and reading.
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