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Lea Sophie Scholz

Germany

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSGER21605199901
NOCGermany
Born16 May 1999 in  Berlin
GenderWomen
ResidenceBerlin, GER
Higher educationPsychology - Humboldt University of Berlin: Germany
OccupationArmed Forces Athlete
LanguagesEnglish, German
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps   1    
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamTSV Vorwarts Mylau: Germany  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesHorse riding, reading books. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2023)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportShe went to a public skating rink with her father, and despite falling down often, she enjoyed it and was determined to learn to skate. "After that, I really wanted to learn how to move as safely and quickly as others and signed up for a taster session."  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2023)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age six at the Berliner TSC club in Germany.  
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General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard." (Athlete, 15 Nov 2023)  
Social Media
Social Media
instagram.com/_leaaa__  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolUS speed skater Brittany Bowe. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2023)  
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Sport Specific Information
Name of coachAlexis Contin [national], FRA; Daniel Yeow, AUS  
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General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementPlacing fifth in the 1000m at the 2018 World Junior Championships in Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2023)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2023/2024 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit2  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships Team Sprint4  
    2023/2024 European Single Distances Championships Team Sprint4  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit5  
    2023/2024 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit6  
    2023/2024 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint6  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit7  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint7  
    2023/2024 European Single Distances Championships 1000m7  
    2022/2023 European Sprint Championships Overall10  
    2023/2024 European Single Distances Championships 1500m10  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships 1000m10  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 1000m15  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships 1500m16  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 500m17  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships 500m17  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships 1000m21  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships 1500m23  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1000m25  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1500m31  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1000m37  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1500m39  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m44  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 500m45  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1500m52  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 500m54