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Jenny Fish

Jenny Fish

American speed skater
Jenny Fish
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Intro American speed skater
A.K.A. Jennifer Fish, Jennifer Lee Fish
Is Athlete Speed skater
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 17 May 1949, Strongsville, USA
Age 72 years
Star sign Taurus
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Jennifer "Jenny" Lee Fish (born May 17, 1949) is an American speed skater who competed in the 1968 Winter Olympics.

Early life

She was born in Strongsville, Ohio.

Early career

Fish began seeing success at the age of 12 in 1961, when she won the Ohio indoor championship and the Cleveland Press Silver Skates Midget-Novice title. From there, he success grew, and by 1964 she won the National indoor and outdoor junior championships and the U.S National indoor and outdoor titles.

Fish held eight separate U.S. national speed skating records throughout her career.

Olympic career

At the age of 18, Fish qualified for the 1968 Winter Olympics despite limited international experience. However, she won the silver medal in the 500 metres event, finishing in a three-way tie with two other American skaters. In the 1000 metres competition she finished 23rd.

Personal Bests

Event Time Date
500 m 45 s 9 1968
1,000 m 1 min 38 s 4 1968
1,500 m 2 min 35 s 0 1968

Life After Skating

Following her speed skating career, Fish went on to earn a degree in health and physical education from Baldwin-Wallace College and a master's in education from Kent State University.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 03 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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