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Root for Reutter: Countdown to Worlds (Day 3) | Words To Sweat By

Root for Reutter: Countdown to Worlds (Day 3)

by Dana on March 9, 2011

Katherine Reutter (c) 2009 Jerry Search

We’re now in Day 3 of our countdown to Katherine Reutter’s World Championships and apparently the question for day 2 was something Katherine’s fans know a lot about.

Today’s question is definitely something that will make you think. We already know that Katherine has the winning formula so today’s we’re testing your knowledge about how many times Katherine has been on the podium at Worlds.

Question of the Day: How many World medals has Katherine won?

Contest Rules

  • To enter the contest, leave a comment with your answer below the post with your answer to that day’s question.
  • Only one entry, per person, per day. More than one entry per person per day will result in disqualification.
  • This contest is open to fans worldwide. Void where prohibited.
  • Each winner will be chosen using a random number generator from the entries with the correct answer for each day of the countdown.
  • Winners will be selected and announced on March 14th, 2011.
  • Winners will be notified via email and given 24 hours to respond therefore please leave a valid email so that you can be contacted if you are the selected winner.
  • The grand prize will be awarded if the prize requirement of 300 or more total comments is met.
  • The grand prize winner will be selected from the total number of entries throughout the countdown using a random number generator. If you have entered a valid answer each day of the countdown, you will have five (5) entries in the grand prize drawing

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1 PQ March 9, 2011 at 2:37 AM

At least one for every event she has won…so, that seems like hundreds!

2 Melodie Summers March 9, 2011 at 6:16 AM

I’m thinking 31.

3 Mary March 9, 2011 at 6:56 AM

Is 27 the right number? Whatever the number, it’s high and it’s awesome!

4 Mary March 9, 2011 at 6:58 AM

yipes – I was counting World Cup medals. I’m going to have to recount.

5 Todd Brode March 9, 2011 at 7:08 AM


6 Lacy Goodwin March 9, 2011 at 7:19 AM

guessing 23. I’ll bet her mom knows! I should wait till after she responds and type ditto 🙂

7 Chris Sheehy March 9, 2011 at 7:22 AM

26 World Cup Medals

8 Carol Oldham March 9, 2011 at 7:41 AM

2008~SLC 2 silver; 1 each 1000m and 1500m
1 bronze, 3000m relay
2008~World Champs: 1 bronze, 3000m Subtotal 4
2009~World Teams: 1 bronze, 3000m Subtotal 5
2010~ China 1 gold, 1000m
1 silver, 3000m
1 bronze, 1500m Subtotal 8
2010~Montreal 1 gold, 1500m
1 silver, 3000m Subtotal 10
2010~World Champs 1 bronze, 1000m
1 bronze, 3000m relay Subtotal 12

FINAL TOTAL (before Sheffield) 12 Medals on the World stage!

This does not include the Olympics, as that is not a World event, it’s well–The Olympics! :0 It’s totally awesome how Katherine’s committment to training both physically and mentally, has been rewarded through the number of times she has made it to the podium. Congrats girl!

source: http://www.katherinereutter.com (disclaimer: I’msneaking this answer in at work! Hope this is correct! Feel free to double check it!)

9 Harold March 9, 2011 at 7:50 AM

Good luck! I wish I could be there!

10 Sue Boone March 9, 2011 at 7:58 AM

I think 12

11 Eric Plath March 9, 2011 at 7:59 AM

I believe the answer is 12

12 Susan Pinnell March 9, 2011 at 8:16 AM

24 Time World Cup Medalist.

13 Frank McVeigh March 9, 2011 at 11:05 AM

I’ll guess 23…… (although, not amazed if it is higher) 🙂

14 Carol Oldham March 9, 2011 at 12:33 PM

…hmmm, roamed the internet a bit more. My total is not correct. These athletes are very busy right now, and I’m thinking Katherine has not updated her website. Adjusted number forthcoming.

15 barb March 9, 2011 at 1:18 PM


16 Kayla Fory March 9, 2011 at 1:38 PM

22 world medals 2 Olympic medals so 24 altogether

17 Linda Jellison March 9, 2011 at 1:43 PM

She has won 11 individual World medals. 17 overall

Go Katherine!

18 Jordan LaFever March 9, 2011 at 2:25 PM

12 medals, though she deserves more:)

19 Melody Lin March 9, 2011 at 5:10 PM

31 World Cup/Champs/Team medals!

20 Alyssa March 9, 2011 at 7:47 PM

Im thinking 12

21 Mike Lewis March 9, 2011 at 8:46 PM

I believe Katherine has won 25, but it’s more than enough fingers and toes I have, so I lose count. 😉

22 Laura Robinson March 9, 2011 at 9:34 PM

The question is “How many times has Katherine been on the podium at Worlds?”, so I’m gonna assume they’re talking about World Championships. (I think) that would be 3 times – once in Korea, twice in Bulgaria!

23 Wulan March 10, 2011 at 3:52 AM

20 (?)

24 Martha Breidenthal March 10, 2011 at 5:13 AM

Good catch Laura. I’m going to have to agree with you. And she’ll be adding more to that total this weekend in Sheffield, England. Go Katherine! We’re “rootin” for you.

25 Margaret Douglass March 10, 2011 at 9:02 AM

ALOT! My guess is 21

26 Patty Mavrogianis March 10, 2011 at 11:27 AM

14 (World Cup, World Team, WOrld Championships and Olympics)

27 Carol Oldham March 12, 2011 at 12:31 PM

I think this was a trick question just to make us learn more about World Medals. World Cup medals vs World Medals vs Olympic Medals. If you ask Katherine, I bet she would humbly say, “Alot, but I’m not sure of the exact number.” But I bet she really is. Looks like her luggage will be heavier when she returns from England!

28 Lisa March 13, 2011 at 12:44 PM

12 not counting the ones from England.

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