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Artur Janicki


SportSpeed Skating
Born01 Feb 1998
ResidenceSkierniewice, POL
LanguagesEnglish, Polish
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.74 13 Oct 2019 Inzell  
    1000m 1:13.97 24 Feb 2017 Inzell  
    1500m 1:47.18 07 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    5000m 6:28.30 08 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    10000m 13:47.84 07 Dec 2019 Nur-Sultan  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamUKS Blyskawica Domaniewice : Poland  
Reason for choosing this sport"Because I love speed." He followed his older brother Sebastian into the sport. He initially trained in short track before switching to speed skating ahead of the 2013/14 season.  
Name of coachMieczyslaw Szymajda [club], POL; Witold Mazur [national], POL  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2008 at age 10 in Sanok, Poland.  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolPolish speed skater Zbigniew Brodka. (, 26 Dec 2020)  
HobbiesWatching road cycling and athletics, cycling, playing the ukulele, travelling. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2019;, 22 Jul 2020)  
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing sixth in the mass start at the 2020 World Single Distance Championships in Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America. "I was competing with my speed skating idols, and I, a modest guy from Krepa [Poland], achieved the best result in the entire Polish national team." (, 26 Dec 2020)  
Other sportsHe has competed in roller speed skating at national level in Poland. He won the M20 event [men's 19-29 age group] at the 2020 Mazury Marathon in Ruciane Nida, Poland. (Facebook page, 10 Sep 2020;, 20 Sep 2020;, 14 Sep 2020)  
NicknamesArczi (Athlete, 25 Nov 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"As long as you fight you are the winner." (Athlete, 25 Nov 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps6  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps6  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps8  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps8  
    2018/2019 European Allround Championships Allround13  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps14  
    2020/2021 European Allround Championships Allround18  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps12  
    2020/2021 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps18  
    2020/2021 World Cup 5000m33  
    2019/2020 World Cup 5000/10000m36