Apolo Ohno
Sport: Short Track
Birthdate: May 22, 1982
Birthplace: Seattle, WA
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Residence: Salt Lake City, UT
Ht: / Wt: 5'8" / 165 lbs
Olympics: 2006, 2002
Olympic Pulse
  • Apolo Anton Ohno Up early. ~~long 14 days coming up.
  • Apolo Anton Ohno @UrbanDiner lol!!
  • Apolo Anton Ohno Wow..thnkx for the responses. So many choices. Quick trip! Night tweeps
  • Apolo Anton Ohno Thinking of grabbing a quick flight to LA for a nice dinner with friends and a night out---where is ur fav spot on a "tues" night..!!??
  • Apolo Anton Ohno Laying low for the rest of the's been absolutely mind blowing. Was actually in the seattle airport for a quick second today...

Getting to know: Apolo Ohno

Eight-time Olympic medalist with three in 2006 (gold, silver, bronze) and two in 2002 (gold, bronze)... After winning silver in the 1500m in Vancouver, won a bronze in the 1000m to pass Bonnie Blair as the most decorated American Winter Olympian and won another bronze in the 5000m relay to win his eighth medal... Won Dancing with the Stars in 2007 during a post-Torino break from skating... Has been the top American short track skater since 2001, winning every national title since then.


DateEvent RankResults
Wed, Feb 24 - 5:47p500m -- Heats 141.665
Fri, Feb 26 - 7:14p500m -- Finals A/B   
Fri, Feb 26 - 6:43p500m -- Semifinals 141.460
Fri, Feb 26 - 6:00p500m -- Quarterfinals 242.004
Wed, Feb 17 - 5:25p1000m -- Heats 11:25.940
Sat, Feb 20 - 8:05p1000m -- Finals A/BMedal Bronze31:24.128
Sat, Feb 20 - 7:28p1000m -- Semifinals 11:25.033
Sat, Feb 20 - 6:29p1000m -- Quarterfinals 21:25.502
Sat, Feb 13 - 7:18p1500m -- Finals A/BMedal Silver22:17.976
Sat, Feb 13 - 6:18p1500m -- Semifinals 22:11.072
Sat, Feb 13 - 5:00p1500m -- Heats 12:17.653
Wed, Feb 17 - 6:32p5000m Relay -- Semifinals 26:46.369
Fri, Feb 26 - 7:51p5000m Relay -- Finals A/BMedal Bronze36:44.498

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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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