Kay Lunda

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameKathryn Ann "Kay"•Lunda (-Vandevrede)
Used nameKay•Lunda
Born28 April 1957 in Madison, Wisconsin (USA)
Measurements167 cm / 58 kg
AffiliationsMadison Speed Skating Club, Madison (USA)
NOC United States


Kay Lunda competed for the Madison Speed Skating Club. In 1969 she was US outdoor midget division champion. In 1970 she was in the juvenile class, winning the US indoor title, and placing second outdoors. In 1971 she won the US juvenile outdoors title. In addition to her Olympic appearance, Lunda competed at the 1973 World Junior Championships, placing third all-round and second in the 500 and 1,000 distances. Lunda had a twin sister, Kathy Lunda, who also competed in speed skating.

Personal Bests: 500 – 44.27 (1972); 1000 – 1:33.0 (1972); 1500 – 2:29.4 (1972); 3000 – 5:32.7 (1973).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) USA Kay Lunda
500 metres, Women (Olympic) 7