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Stefan Emele

Germany

SportSpeed Skating
NOCGermany
Born08 Sep 1996 in  Darmstadt
GenderMen
ResidenceErfurt, GER
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, French, German
Higher educationEngineering - Ilmenau University of Technology: Germany
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/stefan.emele  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He began speed skating in 2016 in Erfurt, Germany.  
Club / TeamSV Blau-Gelb Gross-Gerau: Germany  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was previously involved in inline skating but switched to speed skating. "Speed skating is an Olympic sport and my goal is to compete at the Olympic Winter Games, plus it is fun and fast."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerGerman speed skater Nico Ihle. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolUS speed skater Joey Mantia. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning the 1500m at the German national championships in 2019, and qualifying to compete in his first World Cup events in 2019. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Dream big, train hard and give everything you have got." (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Other sportsHe has represented Germany in roller speed skating, and competed at the world championships in 2017 and 2018. (SportsDeskOnline, 22 Jan 2021)  
Awards and honoursHe was named 2020 Male Athlete of the Year in the Gross-Gerau district in Germany. (echo-online.de, 07 Dec 2020)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 1000m12  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 1500m12  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 1500m14  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 500m17  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps20  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2020/2021 World Cup 1500m22  
    2020/2021 World Cup 500m35  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m35