At a glance

22 May 1982 Seattle, United States of America
173 cm / 68 kg 5'8'' / 149 pounds
Male

Born to a Japanese father and an American mother, Apolo Anton Ohno had a troublesome youth, but his parents used his skating talent to straighten him out. After winning the 1999 World Junior title, Ohno soon rose to the international top, winning the 2001 1500 m World title. A crowd favourite at the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City, he won two medals, both of them after eventful races. His 1500 m gold was gained after the controversial disqualification of Kim Dong-Seong for cross-tracking. In the 1000 m, four out of five finalists fell in the final lap, allowing Steven...

Apolo Anton in numbers

3
Olympics
Olympics
8
medals
Gold medal:2 Silver medal:2 Bronze medal:4
  • Vancouver
    Vancouver 2010
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Vancouver
    Vancouver 2010
    • 8
      Short Track Speed Skating
      500 metres
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Short Track Speed Skating
      1,000 metres
    • 2 Silver medal
      Short Track Speed Skating
      1,500 metres
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Short Track Speed Skating
      5,000 metres Relay
  • Turin
    Turin 2006
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Turin
    Turin 2006
    • 1 Gold medal
      Short Track Speed Skating
      500 metres
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Short Track Speed Skating
      1,000 metres
    • 8
      Short Track Speed Skating
      1,500 metres
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Short Track Speed Skating
      5,000 metres Relay
  • Salt Lake City
    Salt Lake City 2002
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Salt Lake City
    Salt Lake City 2002
    • 11
      Short Track Speed Skating
      500 metres
    • 2 Silver medal
      Short Track Speed Skating
      1,000 metres
    • 1 Gold medal
      Short Track Speed Skating
      1,500 metres
    • 4
      Short Track Speed Skating
      5,000 metres Relay