Jilleanne Rookard

Jilleanne Rookard (born January 9, 1983 in Wyandotte, Michigan) is a former speed skater who has competed since 2006. She was named to the U.S. team for the 2010 Winter Olympics. She reached the 12th place in the 3000m in a time of 4:13.05 and 8th place in the 5000m with a time of 7:07.48. She now plays Roller Derby with the Detroit Derby Girls.

Jilleanne Rookard at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Olympic TrialsEdit

On December 27, 2013, Rookard won the 3,000-meter women's speedskating event at the Olympic Trials in Salt Lake City, Utah to earn a spot on the U.S. Olympic team competing in Sochi in February.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Associated Press (27 December 2013). "Kuck, Rookard Earn Return Trips To The Olympics". Leaker. Archived from the original on 29 December 2013. Retrieved 27 December 2013.

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