Athlete Profile - Lana GEHRING

Birth Date:  21 Aug 1990
Age:  27
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  175
Weight (Kg):  61

Events and Medals

Event Rank
Ladies' 500m 21
Ladies' 1,000m  
Ladies' 1,500m 26

Lana GEHRING - Schedule

Start Time Event Status
Sat, 10 Feb 19:44
Ladies' 500m Heat 1
Sat, 17 Feb 19:20EST
Ladies' 1,500m Heat 6
Tue, 20 Feb 19:18EST
Ladies' 1,000m Heat 7


EST: Estimated Start Time

Biographical Information

Highlights Olympic Winter Games
2010Vancouver, BC, CAN3

World Championships
2013Debrecen, HUN281715-19
2012Shanghai, CHN351128
2011Sheffield, GBR17519812
2010Sofia, BUL---3-
2009Vienna, AUT---4-
2008Gangneung, KOR---5-

World Team Championships
2011Warsaw, POL3
2009Heerenveen, NED3

World Cup Rankings overview - All rankings from 2014/2015, top three for earlier seasons

World Cup overview - Best rank per season and event since 2014/2015
2017/20181 x 23rd1 x 15th2 x 19th1 x 7th

World Cup - Ten best performances in current season
72017/20183,000m RelayDordrecht, NED
112017/20183,000m RelayShanghai, CHN
122017/20183,000m RelaySeoul, KOR
122017/20183,000m RelayBudapest, HUN
152017/20181,000mDordrecht, NED
192017/20181,500mSeoul, KOR
192017/20181,500mShanghai, CHN
202017/20181,000mShanghai, CHN
232017/2018500mSeoul, KOR
242017/20181,500mBudapest, HUN

DNF - Did Not Finish, DNS - Did Not Start, PEN - Penalty
Occupation Personal Trainer
Languages spoken English
Coach Anthony Barthell [national], USA (, 22 Aug 2017)
Other sports She competed in speed skating at the 2008 World Sprint Championships in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (SportsDeskOnline, 20 Jan 2008)
Injuries She had an Achilles tendon injury that kept her from sprint training in 2011 and 2012. (, 08 Mar 2012)

She was diagnosed with glandular fever seven weeks before the 2010 Olympic trials. She was unable to train for two weeks and lost strength. She recovered in time to win a place on the 3000m relay team. (NBC, 22 Jan 2010)
Start She took up skating at a club in Northbrook, IL, United States of America. (, 21 Oct 2011)
Reason Her parents encouraged her to try the sport, and she liked it immediately. She began as a figure skater and moved to short track after making a national team in 2005. (, 21 Oct 2011; NBC, 22 Jan 2010)
Hero Coach Chun Jae-Su. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2013)
Influence Coach Chun Jae-Su. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2013)
Additional information General
She retired from short track after failing to make the United States of America team for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. In 2015 she returned to competitive sport to participate in speed skating but switched back to short track in 2017. (, 15 Dec 2017)

She has a tattoo of a crown along with her initials on the right side of her head. (, 19 Dec 2013)

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