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Katerina Novotná

Czech Republic

SportSpeed Skating
NOCCzech Republic
Born12 Aug 1984 in  Mladá Boleslav
GenderWomen
ResidenceBenatky nad Jizerou, CZE
LanguagesCzech, English
Higher educationPalestra Sports University: Prague, CZE
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.09 18 Nov 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:19.41 21 Nov 2010 Calgary  
    1500m 2:01.50 17 Oct 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/katerina.novotna.731  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport seriously at age 11 in 1995 in Benatky nad Jizerou, Czech Republic.  
Club / TeamKSB Benatky nad Jizerou: Czech Republic  
Reason for choosing this sport"I loved skating from my first steps on the ice at age four."  
General Interest
General Interest
NicknamesKacka (Facebook profile, 08 Sep 2014)  
Other sportsShe has competed in inline skating at the 2008 European Championships in Gera, Germany. She also represented the Czech Republic in speed skating at the 2011 European Allround Championships in Collalbo, Italy. (SportsDeskOnline, 13 Jan 2017; world-inline-cup.com, 18 Jun 2011)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Jindrich Parik. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)  
Hero / IdolBulgarian short track skater Evgenia Radanova, US speed skater Shani Davis, Czech ice hockey player Jaromir Jagr. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2013)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Enjoy every moment and never give up your dreams." (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the overall competition at the 2010 European Championships in Dresden, Germany. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2010/2011 European Championships Allround19  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2015/2016 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps36