|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||John Glenn•Baskfield|
|Born||29 June 1965 in Saint Paul, Minnesota (USA)|
|Measurements||173 cm / 81 kg|
|Affiliations||Midway SC, Saint Paul (USA)|
John Baskfield made his international début at the 1983 World Junior Championships, where he placed seventh in the 500, ninth in the 1,500 m, and 13th all-around. He skated one World Cup season, 1987-88, with three top 10 finishes. Baskfield was an all-around athlete in high school, playing soccer, baseball, and track. He attended the College of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, and later had a career in law enforcement, working as a federal probation officer.
Personal Bests: 500 – 38.56 (1988); 1000 – 1:16.70 (1988); 1500 – 1:55.88 (1988); 5000 – 7:41.30 (1986).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1988 Winter Olympics||Speed Skating (Skating)||USA||John Baskfield|
|1,500 metres, Men (Olympic)||20|