Allison Baver
Sport: Short Track
Birthdate: September 11, 1980
Birthplace: Reading, PA
Hometown: Reading, PA
Residence: Salt Lake City, UT
Ht: / Wt: 5'4" / 125 lbs
Olympics: 2006, 2002
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Getting to know: Allison Baver

Competing in her third Olympics in Vancouver... Broke her leg in a crash in February 2009 and made a speedy recovery to qualify for the 2010 Olympic team... Had her best season ever despite the fall, finishing sixth overall in the 1500m World Cup standings... Graduated from Penn State in 2003 and later earned her MBA.


DateEvent RankResults
Wed, Feb 24 - 5:00p1000m -- Heats   
Sat, Feb 20 - 6:58p1500m -- Semifinals 52:25.053
Sat, Feb 20 - 5:45p1500m -- Heats 42:44.915
Wed, Feb 24 - 6:26p3000m Relay -- Finals A/BMedal Bronze34:14.081

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    Who am I?

    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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