Angela Zuckerman

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameAngela•Zuckerman (-Davre)
Used nameAngela•Zuckerman
Nick/petnamesAngel
Born24 March 1965 in St. Louis, Missouri (USA)
Measurements175 cm / 65 kg
AffiliationsWASSC, West Allis (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Angela Zuckerman first skated internationally at the 1982 World Junior Championship, where she placed seventh in all-around, and third at the 1,500 metre distance. She was 10th at the 1983 meet in all-around. Zuckerman skated the World Cup circuit from 1986-93. In 1987 she met French speed skater Jérôme Davre at a World Cup meet and they started a long-distance romance that culminated in their marriage shortly after the 1992 Winter Olympics. Zuckerman’s best senior international placements came at the 1991 World Winter University Games, with a fourth in the 1,500 and fifth in the 3,000. She also competed at the 1989 and 1993 World Championships. Her sister Laura was also a speed skater, but did not make an Olympic team. Zuckerman graduated from the University of Calgary with a zoology major.

Personal Bests: 500 – 43.29 (1990); 1000 – 1:26.20 (1992); 1500 – 2:08.43 (1994); 3000 – 4:29.22 (1989); 5000 – 8:07.55 (1993).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) USA Angela Zuckerman
1,500 metres, Women (Olympic) 26
3,000 metres, Women (Olympic) 22
1994 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) USA Angela Zuckerman
1,500 metres, Women (Olympic) 21
3,000 metres, Women (Olympic) 19