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Hendrik Dombek

Germany

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSGER11706199701
NOCGermany
Born17 Jun 1997 in  Munich
GenderMen
ResidenceErfurt, GER
OccupationArmed Forces Athlete
LanguagesEnglish, German
Higher educationPsychology - University of Hagen: Germany
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.01 07 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    1000m 1:08.84 15 Feb 2020 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:48.69 31 Oct 2021 Inzell  
    5000m 7:12.05 12 Mar 2016 Changchun  
Social Media
Social Media
instagram.com/_hendrik_d  
twitter.com/HendrikDombek  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachPeter Mueller [national], USA; Andrea Hohse [personal]  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began speed skating at age 12 at the Ostpark Stadium in Munich, Germany.  
Club / TeamMunchener Eislauf-Verein: Germany  
Reason for choosing this sport"I lived about 200 metres away from the stadium and after a few training sessions I could not stop loving it."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis family, and coach Andrea Hohse. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2021, 14 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolGerman speed skaters Felix Maly. (Athlete, 23 Nov 2021)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"If you do not work hard you will not see any results." (Athlete, 16 Jan 2021)  
HobbiesPhotography, cooking, video games. (Instagram profile, 21 Jan 2021; spoosty.com, 01 Jul 2020)  
InjuriesHe broke his collarbone in 2021 and was unable to train for six weeks. (Athlete, 23 Nov 2021)

In February 2021 he sustained a thigh injury that ended his 2020/21 season early. (ml-sportmanagement.de, 01 Mar 2021)
 
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (hempions.com, 29 Oct 2021)  
Superstitions / Rituals / BeliefsHe uses the same finger to put his skating glasses on. (Athlete, 23 Nov 2021)  
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at the 2016 World Junior Championships in Changchun, People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 23 Nov 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2020/2021 European Sprint Championships Overall11  
    2018/2019 European Sprint Championships Overall16  
    2019/2020 World Sprint Championships Overall19  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 1000m23  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2020/2021 World Cup 500m24  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m33  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m38  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m40  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m45  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m58