Nancy Louise SWIDER

United States of America USA

Speed Skating

  • Games participations
    3
  • First Olympic Games
    Innsbruck 1976
  • Year of Birth
    1956
Olympic Results

Biography

Nancy Louise SWIDER

A good athlete in several sports, Nancy Swider-Peltz ran track in high school and then swam in college at Wheaton. Swider-Peltz had a long career in speed skating, competing at three Winter Olympics and in international meets for many years. Her best international tournament was the 1976 World Sprints, where she finished fifth. She also competed at the World Championships in 1976-78, 1980, and 1983-84. On 13 March 1976, Swider-Peltz set a world record of 4:40.85 for 3,000 metres at Inzell, West Germany. She is a member of the National Speed Skating Hall of Fame. Her daughter, Nancy Swider-Peltz, Jr., has competed internationally in speed skating since 2001 and competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Personal Bests: 500 – 42.39 (2002); 1000 – 1:23.32 (2002); 1500 – 2:08.67 (1998); 3000 – 4:31.99 (1988); 5000 – 7:48.60 (2002).

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Calgary 1988

#24
1,000 metres
1,000 metres Speed Skating
#22
5,000 metres
5,000 metres Speed Skating
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Sarajevo 1984

#18
1,500 metres
1,500 metres Speed Skating
#10
3,000 metres
3,000 metres Speed Skating
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Innsbruck 1976

#7
3,000 metres
3,000 metres Speed Skating