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Nil Llop

Spain

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSESP12009200201
NOCSpain
Born20 Sep 2002
GenderMen
ResidenceEl Prat de Llobregat, ESP
LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 36.89 09 Mar 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:13.22 03 Mar 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:00.18 02 Feb 2019 Collalbo  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/nil.llop  
twitter.com/nil_82_Llop  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"I started this sport through family tradition because my mother did it when she was younger. Then I used to see my older sister Arielle train and compete and I thought I could try."  
Club / TeamARC-Catalunya: Spain  
Name of coachSandra Gomez [personal]  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesTravel. (Los Llop YouTube channel, 28 Dec 2017)  
InjuriesIn June 2018 he fractured his fibula, his ankle, one of his fingers and injured his chin after crashing into a tree while training in Spain. He required surgery and was out of action for almost three months. He returned to competition in early 2019. (mundodeportivo.com, 17 Jun 2018, 09 Feb 2019)

He has had medical operations on his ankle and his collarbone during his career. (Los Llop YouTube channel, 28 Dec 2017)
 
Memorable sporting achievementRepresenting Spain at international competitions. (bonsoleil.es, 20 Apr 2016)  
Other sportsHe has competed in short track and roller speed skating at junior international level. (fcpatinatge.cat, 22 Apr 2018; mundodeportivo.com, 07 Jan 2016)  
Famous relativesHis sister Hannah has competed in short track at junior international level. (shorttrackonline.info, 21 Oct 2016)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Twitter profile, 19 Jul 2016)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Success is not given, it is earned. On the track, in the gym, with blood, sweat and occasional tears." (Instagram profile, 27 Nov 2016)  
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