Shannon Rempel
  • Born: 11/26/1984
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 173cm
  • Weight: 67kg
  • Birthplace: Winnipeg, Manitoba

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2006 Olympic silver medallist in team pursuit … Competed in six WC, capturing gold in team pursuit in 2007 … Helped Canada finish first in team pursuit in overall World Cup standings in 2007-08 … 2003 world junior champion.

World Championship (WC) Results

2009 (Richmond, CAN): 11th – 1,500 metres; 16th – 1,000 metres; 20th – 500 metres 2008 (Nagano, JPN): 7th – 1,000 metres; 11th in the 500 metres 2007 (Salt Lake City, USA): Gold – Pursuit; 9th – 1,000 metres; 13th – 500 metres 2005 (Inzell, GER): 12th – 1,000 metres; 13th – 500 metres 2004 (Seoul, KOR): 12th – 1,000 metres; 14th – 500 metres 2003 (Berlin, GER): 11th – 1,000 metres; 14th – 500 metres

Career Notes

2009-10: Finished 14th in 1,500 metres in Calgary for top result on World Cup circuit (12/15/09). 2008-09: Placed 11th in 1,500 metres for top finish at Single Distance WC … Finished 14th overall at Sprint WC (Moscow, RUS) … Won four World Cup medals, two silver and two bronze … Ranked 3rd in 1,000 metres, 5th in 1,500 metres and 19th in 500 metres on World Cup circuit. 2007-08: Finished 7th overall at World Sprint Championships (Heerenvenn, NED) … Won three individual and three team pursuit World Cup medals … Ranked 3rd in 1,000 metres, 8th in 500 metres, 13th in 1,500 metres on World Cup circuit. 2006-07: Helped capture gold in team pursuit at World Single Distance Championships … Finished 10th overall at Sprint WC (Hamar, NOR) … Ranked 2nd in 1,000 metres on World Cup circuit … Won first individual World Cup gold medal in Nagano (1,000 metres). 2005-06: Made Olympic debut in Turin, skating in four events (500 metres, 1,000 metres, 1,500 metres and team pursuit) … Skated only in team pursuit time trial (first of four stages of race) but earned silver medal when teammates finished second in the final … Best individual finish was 16th in 500 metres … Finished 9th overall at Sprint WC (Heereenven, NED) … Ranked 2nd in team pursuit on World Cup circuit. 2004-05: Won first career World Cup medal (silver) in team pursuit in Harbin, CHN in December … Finished 12th overall at Sprint WC (Salt Lake City, USA) … Ranked 5th in 1,000 metres and 9th in 500 metres on World Cup circuit. 2003-04: Captured gold in 500 and 1,000 metres, and bronze in 1,500 metres and pursuit to finish 3rd overall at World Junior Championships … Was 15th overall at Sprint WC (Nagano, JPN) … Ranked 21st in 1,000 metres on World Cup circuit. 2002-03: Overall world junior champion (Kushiro, JPN) … Was 14th overall at Sprint WC (Calgary) … Ranked 21st in 1,000 metres on World Cup circuit.

Personal

Studying Communications with a business major at the University of Calgary … Daughter of Richard and Shirley Rempel … Has two siblings, Blake (27) and Brenda (22) … Grew up also playing ringette and hockey.

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2006 TurinOlympic Winter GamesSpeed Skating - Long Track1,000m - Women - 24
2006 TurinOlympic Winter GamesSpeed Skating - Long Track1,500m - Women - 28
2006 TurinOlympic Winter GamesSpeed Skating - Long Track500m - Women - 16
2006 TurinOlympic Winter GamesSpeed Skating - Long TrackTeam Pursuit - Women - Silver
2010 VancouverOlympic Winter GamesSpeed Skating - Long Track1,000m - Women - 21
2010 VancouverOlympic Winter GamesSpeed Skating - Long Track500m - Women - 27
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