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Aleksandrs Nizivijs
Sport: Hockey
Birthdate: September 16, 1976
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
Residence: Riga, Latvia
Ht: / Wt: 5'10" / 171 lbs
Event: Men

The biographical information was provided by the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC) for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games.

General Interests

Club name: Dinamo Riga: Riga, Latvia
Coach: Juliuss �uplers (dinamoriga.eu, 15 Feb 2009)
Position / Style: Forward (IHWC, 27 Apr 2004)
Handedness: Shoots right (IHWC, 27 Apr 2004)
Debut: 1995 for Latvia, Sweden (eurohockey.net, 08 Jun 2005)

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Who am I?

As the pilot for the USA-1 bobsled, I broke a 62-year gold medal drought when my sled, the 'Night Train" won the Olympic title at the 2010 Vancouver Games. A degenerative eye condition nearly caused me to quit my sport in 2008, but corrective surgery restored my vision to 20-20.

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