Peggy Clasen

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full namePeggy Ann•Clasen
Used namePeggy•Clasen
Born7 April 1969 in Saint Paul, Minnesota (USA)
Measurements178 cm / 72 kg
AffiliationsMidway SC, Saint Paul (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Peggy Clasen was primarily a sprinter, competing at four consecutive World Sprint Championships from 1990-93. Her best distance finish was an eighth place in one 500 in 1993. Clasen skated the World Cup circuit from 1987-94. She never made a podium but placed seventh at one 500 in 1992, and in 1993, had a fifth and seventh place finish at 1,000 m. She later married and settled in the Twin Cities area.

Personal Bests: 500 – 40.72 (1993); 1000 – 1:21.98 (1993); 1500 – 2:15.59 (1989); 3000 – 6:24.19 (1986).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) USA Peggy Clasen
500 metres, Women (Olympic) 22
1,000 metres, Women (Olympic) 29
1994 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) USA Peggy Clasen
500 metres, Women (Olympic) =23