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Brianne Tutt

Canada

SportSpeed Skating
NOCCanada
Born09 Jun 1992 in  Calgary
GenderWomen
ResidenceCalgary, AB, CAN
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish
Higher educationParamedicine - SAIT Polytechnic: Calgary, AB, CAN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.45 30 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    1000m 1:15.53 02 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:53.99 03 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    3000m 4:02.42 01 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    5000m 7:18.81 16 Mar 2012 Calgary  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps     1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/BrianneTutt  
twitter.com/BriTutt92  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamClub Ichiban: Calgary, AB, CAN  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began speed skating in 2003 in Calgary, AB, Canada.  
Name of coachXiuli Wang [national], CHN  
Reason for choosing this sport"My parents wanted me to do a sport that had a low risk of injury."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer grandmother Barb Barkley and coach Xiuli Wang. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2015; Athlete, 12 Nov 2017)  
Hero / IdolCanadian ice hockey player Pernell Karl Subban. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2017)  
Famous relativesHer father Brian was part of the Canadian ice hockey team that won silver at the 1992 Olympic Winter Games in Albertville. (NOC Media Guide, 2014)  
Memorable sporting achievementBeing selected to compete at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 12 Nov 2017)  
NicknamesBri (Facebook profile, 03 Nov 2016)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Be stubborn." (Athlete, 09 Feb 2017)

"Never give up." (Athlete, 12 Nov 2017)
 
HobbiesWatching television, scrapbooking, football, riding her motorcycle, rafting. (olympic.ca, 22 Jan 2014)  
InjuriesIn December 2012 she was setting up for a practice start when she was hit from behind by another skater. She was left with a broken collarbone, broken ribs, a fractured skull, two fractured vertebrae in her neck, a loss of hearing in her left ear, and facial paralysis [Bells Palsy]. She was back on skates three months later and managed to recover in time to qualify for the national World Cup team in late 2013. (Athlete, 12 Nov 2017; olympic.ca, 22 Jan 2014; cbc.ca, 22 Jan 2014)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps6  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m15  
    2018 Olympic Games 3000m20  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 1500m21  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 1500m22  
    2014 Olympic Games 1500m35  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m13  
    2017/2018 World Cup 3000/5000m20  
    2012/2013 World Cup Mass Start 15 Laps20  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m21  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m34  
    2016/2017 World Cup 3000/5000m36  
    2017/2018 World Cup Overall38  
    2015/2016 World Cup 3000/5000m38  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m57