Cycling - Track, Cycling
Jasmin Glaesser competed at her first Olympic Games in London and won bronze in the team pursuit with Tara Whitten and Gillian Carleton.
Leading up to London, Glaesser had only been on the national team for one year and already had an impressive list of accomplishments. In 2012, she won two medals at the World Championships in Melbourne, Australia. She captured silver in the points race event and bronze in team pursuit. Glaesser also took home a silver medal in team pursuit from the World Cup in London, U.K.
In 2011, in her first competition for Canada, Glaesser won gold at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, finishing first in the team pursuit. Glaesser, born in Germany, received her Canadian citizenship shortly before the start of the Games.
English, German, French
Favourite activities outside of sport:
Hike, Snowshoe, Yoga
Sibling(s) Name(s) (date of birth):
Pre-competition rituals / superstitions:
Greater Vancouver, BC
Preferred sport events / Specialties:
Cycling – Track and Road
College/ University (year graduated):
Simon Fraser University (still attending)
Focus of studies:
Computer science/ Mathematics
Other sports participated in:
Running, Figure skating, Ballet
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