Aleksandr Tretiyakov
Sport: Skeleton
Birthdate: April 19, 1985
Birthplace: Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Residence: Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Ht: / Wt: 6'0" / 158 lbs
Olympics: 2006
Event: Men's

Getting to know: Aleksandr Tretiyakov

In his Olympic debut in Torino, the Siberia native finished 15th...won the overall World Cup title last season... Also called "The Russian Rocket" because of his swift performance at the start...The full-time athlete enjoys snowboarding, reading, and and watching hockey when he's not busy with skeleton.


DateEvent RankResults
Thu, Feb 18 - 7:30pMen's Run 1 of 4 352.70
Thu, Feb 18 - 9:00pMen's Run 2 of 4 31:45.75
Fri, Feb 19 - 6:20pMen's Run 3 of 4 32:38.05
Fri, Feb 19 - 7:50pMen's Run 4 of 4Medal Bronze33:30.75

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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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