Buddy Campbell

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHoward Wayne "Buddy"•Campbell
Used nameBuddy•Campbell
Born14 May 1943 in Huntington, New York (USA)
Measurements177 cm / 73 kg
AffiliationsDemorra Speedskating Club
NOC United States


Buddy Campbell grew up in California but did most of his competitive skating back East. He first competed in the US Championships in 1962, also winning the International Silver Skates that year at Lake George. In 1963, Campbell was tied for first at the North American Outdoors and won the North American indoors. He won the US Indoor all-around title in 1965 and 1967, and was second in 1965 at the Great Lakes Outdoor Championships.

Personal Bests: 500 – 40.6 (1965); 1500 – 2:08.9 (1964); 5000 – 8:13.5 (1964).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1964 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) USA Buddy Campbell
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 25