United States of America
TeamUnited States of America
Speed SkatingSpeed Skating
Games Participations2
First Olympic GamesGrenoble 1968
Year of Birth1948


John Wurster won the 1963 US Junior Boys title, but his next US championship would come 13 years later, when he won the 1976 US Senior title. In between he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and then obtained an MBA. He later became President of Orion Issues Management, which specializes in commercializing new environmental technology. His brother, Richie, also competed in speed skating for the US at the 1968 Winter Olympics.

Personal Bests: 500 – 39.0 (1972); 1000 – 1:23.2 (1972); 1500 – 2:17.38 (1976); 5000 – 9:36.5 (1972); 10000 – 20:04.9 (1972).

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