|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Kathryn Helen "Katie"•Class (-Marquard)|
|Born||24 March 1963 in Saint Paul, Minnesota (USA)|
|Measurements||165 cm / 62 kg|
|Affiliations||Midway SC, Saint Paul (USA)|
Katie Class skated for the Midway Speedskating Club, and later attended Morehead State University. Class was on the US national team from 1980-88. Primarily a sprinter in her early career, she won one World Cup race, a 1,500 at Lake Placid in January 1987, and she was seventh at the 1987 World Sprints, her best international finish in a major tournament. Class competed at the World Sprints in 1983-84 and 1986-88 and the World Championships in 1986-88. As Katie Marquard she later became the Executive Director of USA Speedskating, a role she held for 16 years. She eventually settled in Westlake, Ohio, where she coached at a local club. Class-Marquard was inducted into the US Speedskating Hall of Fame as a contributor for her service to the sport.
Personal Bests: 500 – 40.91 (1988); 1000 – 1:21.10 (1988); 1500 – 2:07.30 (1988); 3000 – 4:36.68 (1987); 5000 – 8:12.62 (1987).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1984 Winter Olympics||Speed Skating (Skating)||USA||Katie Class|
|500 metres, Women (Olympic)||10|
|1,000 metres, Women (Olympic)||17|
|1988 Winter Olympics||Speed Skating (Skating)||USA||Katie Class|
|500 metres, Women (Olympic)||12|
|1,000 metres, Women (Olympic)||8|
|1,500 metres, Women (Olympic)||13|