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Laura Gómez

Colombia

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSCOL21707199001
NOCColombia
Born17 Jul 1990
GenderWomen
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.73 02 Mar 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:19.42 03 Mar 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:02.50 04 Mar 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 4:16.85 10 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 7:46.16 14 Oct 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportShe decided to try speed skating for fun.  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began roller speed skating at age three, and took up speed skating in July 2017.  
General Interest
General Interest
Famous relativesShe has represented Colombia in roller speed skating, finishing sixth in the road marathon at the 2015 World Championships in Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei. (SportsDeskOnline, 18 Oct 2017; infopatin.co, 18 Apr 2017)  
Other informationLATE PYEONGCHANG CALL-UP
She was informed about her selection to compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang one week before the Games began, and six months after having taken up the sport. "To be in Korea is a super surprise. It is cold. It is horrible because we are used to the summer all the time but this is the real winter and we are at the winter Olympics." (OIS, 07 Feb 2018)
 
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018 Olympic Games Mass Start 16 Laps19  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps31