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Derek Parra - Awards And Accomplishments

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Awards and Accomplishments

pre-1996 Three-time national champion, two-time overall world champion, two-time world-record holder, 18 individual gold medals in inline skating
1996 45th place, World Cup championships
1997 Fourth place, U.S. Allrounds
1997 First place, American Cup championships
1998 43rd in 1,500-meter, 45th in 5,000-meter, World Cup championships
1998 Eighth place, Olympic trials
1999 34th in 1,500-meter, 27th in 5,000-meter, World Cup championships
1999 17th in 1,500-meter, 19th in 5,000-meter, World Single Distance
2000 First place, U.S. Allrounds
2000 17th in 1,500-meter, 28th in 5,000- and 10,000-meter, World Cup championships
2000 16th in 1,500-meter, 12th in 5,000-meter, 16th in 10,000-meter, World Single Distance
2000 Tenth in 500-meter, 15th in 1,500- and 5,000-meter, 14th overall, World Allrounds
2001 35th in 1,000-meter, 5th in 1,500-meter, and 16th in 5,000- and 10,000-meter, World Cup championships
2001 2nd in 1,500-meter, 15th in 5,000-meter, 12th in 10,000-meter, World Single Distance
2001 Seventh in 500- and 1,500-meter, 18th in 5,000-meter, 13th overall, World Allrounds
2001 Fifth place, U.S. Sprints
2002 First place, 1500-meter race, Salt Lake City Olympics
2002 Second place, 5000-meter race, Salt Lake City Olympics
2002 Third place, World Allrounds
2002 First place, 1,500-meter race, World Cup championship

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