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Joel Dufter

Germany

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSGER11803199501
NOCGermany
Born18 Mar 1995 in  Traunstein
GenderMen
ResidenceInzell, GER
OccupationArmy
LanguagesEnglish, German
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.00 26 Feb 2017 Calgary  
    1000m 1:06.80 09 Mar 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:47.52 10 Feb 2019 Inzell  
    5000m 7:04.48 24 Nov 2013 Berlin  
    10000m 15:30.95 30 Dec 2014 Inzell  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/joel.dufter  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamDEC Frillensee-Inzell: Germany  
Name of coachDanny Leger [club], GER  
Reason for choosing this sportSkating is popular in the area of Germany where he grew up and he liked the speed. He played ice hockey before moving on to short track and then speed skating.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2009 in Inzell, Germany.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis father. (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)  
Hero / IdolCanadian ice hockey player Sidney Crosby. (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Train hard or go home." (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing in second place in the team sprint at the 2016 World Cup event in Nagano, Japan. (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019)  
InjuriesHe ruptured his adductor muscle in 2015. (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)  
Other sportsHe has represented Germany in short track and was part of the team that finished eighth in the 3000m relay at the 2012 World Junior Championships in Melbourne, VIC, Australia. (SportsDeskOnline, 23 Oct 2017)  
Famous relativesHis sister Roxanne represented Germany in speed skating at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (SportsDeskOnline, 02 Dec 2019)  
HobbiesPlaying football, skiing, travel. (desg.de, 26 Jan 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint4  
    2018/2019 European Sprint Championships Overall7  
    2018/2019 World Sprint Championships Overall11  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1000m11  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1500m12  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1000m13  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 500m13  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m14  
    2016/2017 World Sprint Championships Overall16  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 1000m17  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1500m22  
    2017/2018 World Sprint Championships Overall23  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m29  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 World Cup Nagano Team Sprint2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Stavanger Team Sprint3  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m7  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m12  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m18  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m32  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m34  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m42  
    2016/2017 World Cup Overall45  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m49