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Dan Jansen

Speed Skater Dan Jansen

Profession: Speed Skater

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Won Olympic gold medals in 1984, 1988 and 1992.

Born: June 17, 1965
Birthplace: West Allis, Wisconsin, USA
Age: 56 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini

Historical Events

  • 1992-01-25 Dan Jansen skates world record 500m in 36.41"
  • 1993-03-20 Dan Jansen skates world record 500m (36.02 sec)
  • 1993-12-04 Dan Jansen skates world record 500m (35.92 sec)
  • 1994-01-30 Dan Jansen skates world record 500m (35.76)
  • 1994-02-18 Dan Jansen skates world record 1000m (1:12.43)

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