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Mark Mitchell

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMark Allen•Mitchell
Used nameMark•Mitchell
Born6 April 1961 in Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA)
Measurements185 cm / 82 kg
AffiliationsMinnetonka
NOC United States

Biography

Mark Mitchell attended St. John’s University, graduating from there in 1997. He skated for the US internationally from 1980-87, appearing at the World Championships consecutively from 1983-87. He qualified for the 10K once at the Worlds, finishing 14th overall in 1984. Mitchell had one World Cup top 10, finishing ninth in a 1,500 in February 1986 in Innsbruck. Mitchell later attended law school at Hamline University School of Law, graduating in 2000. He became an attorney in Minneapolis with the Robb Olson Law Office, after some work in the State Public Defenders Office, Ninth District.

Personal Bests: 500 – 38.22 (1987); 1000 – 1:17.26 (1988); 1500 – 1:55.69 (1987); 5000 – 7:04.31 (1987); 10000 – 15:07.06 (1982).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) USA Mark Mitchell
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 33
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 21
10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 21