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Katherine Ralston

United States

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTUSA22804199201
NOCUnited States
Born28 Apr 1992
GenderWomen
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 44.974 04 Jan 2014 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:33.875 13 Feb 2015 Granada  
    1500m 2:28.791 03 Jan 2014 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 5:32.008 18 Jan 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"My dad had a pair of those old speed skates and at the time I was using figure skates. I thought, 'wow, these skates look kind of crazy, I really want to try them.' Competitively I started solely focusing on skating after my freshman year in high school."  
Name of coachAlex Izykowski [national], USA  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at about age eight or nine.  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesFootball, cello, guitar, eating good food. (Twitter profile, 28 Oct 2016)  
InjuriesShe was taken to hospital with a minor neck injury following a crash at the 2010 American Cup in West Allis, WI, United States of America. (espn.co.uk, 04 Oct 2010)  
NicknamesKaty (Twitter profile, 28 Oct 2016)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships Overall18  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2014/2015 Dresden 3000m Relay6  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 3000m Relay7  
    2015/2016 Dresden 3000m Relay14  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m23  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1000m25  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m29  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m31  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m31  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m31  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1000m31  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m33  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m34  
    2014/2015 Dresden 500m34  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m37  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m38  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m47  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m63  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m63  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m76  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m84  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m86