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Ignaz Gschwentner

Austria

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSAUT12505200201
NOCAustria
Born25 May 2002 in  Innsbruck
GenderMen
LanguagesEnglish, German
ResidenceInnsbruck, AUT
OccupationAthlete
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.37 27 Jan 2024 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:10.29 05 Dec 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:52.68 25 Oct 2020 Inzell  
    5000m 7:45.60 07 Feb 2021 Innsbruck  
    10000m 16:36.53 19 Dec 2021 Innsbruck  
General Interest
General Interest
NicknamesIgi (vision1822.com, 01 Jan 2016)  
Social Media
Social Media
instagram.com/igi_gt/  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamUnion Speedskating Club Innsbruck [USCI]: Austria  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesFishing. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2023)  
Memorable sporting achievementSetting an Austrian national record in the 500m at the 2021 World Cup event in Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2023)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe was influenced by his family.  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo compete at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2023)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachHannes Wolf [national], AUT  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age five in Innsbruck, Austria.  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships 500m18  
    2023/2024 European Single Distances Championships 500m18  
    2022/2023 European Sprint Championships Overall19  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2020/2021 World Cup Classification Mass Start 16 Laps24  
    2020/2021 World Cup Classification 1000m37  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification Mass Start48  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 500m55