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Henrik Fagerli Rukke

Norway

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSNOR12010199601
NOCNorway
Born20 Oct 1996 in  Hol
GenderMen
ResidenceHol, NOR
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Norwegian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.27 14 Jan 2012 Innsbruck  
    500m 34.47 03 Dec 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:07.63 05 Dec 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:48.91 19 Mar 2017 Calgary  
    5000m 7:17.44 09 Feb 2014 Hamar  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Team Sprint   1    
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    Team Sprint     1  
World Sprint Championships
Event  
World Sprint Championships
    Team Sprint 1      
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    Team Sprint   1    
European Sprint Championships
Event  
European Sprint Championships
    Overall     1  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamHol IL: Buskerud, NOR  
General Interest
General Interest
Famous relativesHis older brother Christoffer Fagerli Rukke represented Norway in speed skating at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. His father Petter has worked in local politics in Norway. (SportsDeskOnline, 10 Nov 2022; stangeavisa.no, 14 Jul 2019; eub.no, 23 Jan 2016; hallingdolen.no, 16 Sep 2015)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachJeremy Wotherspoon [national], CAN  
Reason for choosing this sport"We had a nice club with a lot of young skaters and good skaters. My brother already skated, so I guess it felt natural to start too."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis parents, and coach Jeremy Wotherspoon. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolJamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, Canadian speed skater Jeremy Wotherspoon. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018, 14 Nov 2019)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age four in Hol, Norway.  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/HenrikFRukke  
twitter.com/HenrikRukke  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Never give up." (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018)  
NicknamesHanky (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2021/2022 World Sprint Championships Team Sprint1  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships Team Sprint2  
    2018/2019 European Sprint Championships Overall3  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint3  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Team Sprint4  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 500m10  
    2022/2023 European Sprint Championships Overall10  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships 500m11  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships 1000m11  
    2021/2022 World Sprint Championships Overall12  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1000m14  
    2017/2018 World Sprint Championships Overall14  
    2019/2020 World Sprint Championships Overall17  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 1000m18  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 500m19  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m28  
    2018/2019 World Sprint Championships Overall28  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m32  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 Minsk Team Sprint1  
    2018/2019 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki Team Sprint1  
    2017/2018 Heerenveen Team Sprint2  
    2022/2023 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki Team Sprint2  
    2017/2018 Stavanger Team Sprint2  
    2018/2019 Obihiro Team Sprint2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m22  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1000m24  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 500m26  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 500m29  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m30  
    2020/2021 World Cup Classification 500m30  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 500m33  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m35  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1000m36  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m44  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m50  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m59