Jennifer Rodriguez
Sport: Speed Skating
Birthdate: June 8, 1976
Birthplace: Miami, FL
Hometown: Miami, FL
Residence: Salt Lake City, UT
Ht: / Wt: 5'4" / 121 lbs
Olympics: 2006, 2002, 1998
Teammates: Catherine Raney Norman, Nancy Swider-Peltz Jr., Jilleanne Rookard

Getting to know: Jennifer Rodriguez

Competing in her fourth Olympics... Retired after Torino but decided to make a comeback in 2008 to train for Vancouver... At 33, says she is enjoying the sport more now than she ever did... Has two bronze medals (1000m, 1500m) from Salt Lake City... Made her debut in Nagano after just one year of competing in speed skating, and finished fourth in the 3000m... Miami native found the sport after a successful inline-skating career... Was the first Cuban-American to compete in the Winter Games.


DateEvent RankResults
Thu, Feb 18 - 1:00p1000m 71:17.08
Sun, Feb 21 - 3:00p1500m 182:00.08
Tue, Feb 16 - 1:00p500m - Race 1 2039.18
Tue, Feb 16 - 2:52p500m - Race 2 2178.46
Fri, Feb 26 - 1:20pTeam Pursuit -- Quarterfinals 13:02.19
Sat, Feb 27 - 1:13pTeam Pursuit -- Finals 43:05.30
Sat, Feb 27 - 12:30pTeam Pursuit -- Semifinals 23:03.78

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    As the pilot for the USA-1 bobsled, I broke a 62-year gold medal drought when my sled, the 'Night Train" won the Olympic title at the 2010 Vancouver Games. A degenerative eye condition nearly caused me to quit my sport in 2008, but corrective surgery restored my vision to 20-20.

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