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Jan Daldossi

Italy

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSITA10702199001
NOCItaly
Born07 Feb 1990 in  Merano
GenderMen
ResidenceItaly
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, German, Italian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.67 11 Dec 2009 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:09.44 16 Mar 2012 Calgary  
    1500m 1:46.39 18 Mar 2012 Calgary  
    5000m 7:16.45 15 Dec 2007 Collalbo  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    1000m 1      
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps   1    
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/jan.daldossi  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamForestale Roma: Italy  
Reason for choosing this sportHis father was a speed skater and introduced him to the sport.  
Name of coachMaurizio Marchetto [national], ITA  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age seven in Merano, Italy.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis father. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2015)  
Hero / IdolCanadian speed skater Jeremy Wotherspoon, Italian speed skater Enrico Fabris and US speed skater Shani Davis. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2015)  
InjuriesHe has broken his wrist and his leg during his career. He has also had problems with his hip muscles. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2015, 08 Nov 2013)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 1000m at the 2009 World Junior Championships in Zakopane, Poland. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2015)  
Other informationVISION
He suffered from an eyesight problem called myopia astigmatism until he underwent surgery to correct the problem in 2008. (appiotti.it, 16 May 2014)
 
Sporting philosophy / motto"Keep going and never give up." (Athlete, 04 Dec 2015)  
Famous relativesHis sister Yvonne has represented Italy in speed skating. She finished 11th in the 500m at the 2015 World Cup event in Erfurt, Germany. (SportsDeskOnline, 04 Dec 2015; neveitalia.it, 11 Jan 2015)  
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