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Amy Sannes

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameAmy Elizabeth•Sannes
Used nameAmy•Sannes
Born3 February 1977 in Saint Paul, Minnesota (USA)
Measurements165 cm / 61 kg
AffiliationsMidway SC, Saint Paul (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Primarily a sprinter, Amy Sannes was a speed skater who competed at three Winter Olympic Games, those of 1998, 2002, and 2006. Sannes graduated from the University of Utah in 2004 with a degree in exercise physiology. During her career she won two US titles, and had 12 podium finishes at the US Nationals. She twice placed in the top 10 of the World Sprint Championships. Sannes had 104 World Cup starts with 24 top 10 finishes.

Personal Bests: 500 – 38.61 (2006); 1000 – 1:15.09 (2002); 1500 – 1:55.59 (2002); 3000 – 4:20.81 (2002); 5000 – 8:12.60 (1997).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1998 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) USA Amy Sannes
500 metres, Women (Olympic) 26
2002 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) USA Amy Sannes
500 metres, Women (Olympic) AC
1,000 metres, Women (Olympic) 14
1,500 metres, Women (Olympic) 8
2006 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) USA Amy Sannes
500 metres, Women (Olympic) 17
1,000 metres, Women (Olympic) 25
Team Pursuit (6 laps), Women (Olympic) United States 5