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Hendrik Dombek


SportSpeed Skating
Born17 Jun 1997 in  Munich
ResidenceErfurt, GER
OccupationArmed Forces Athlete
LanguagesEnglish, German
Higher educationPsychology - University of Hagen: Germany
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.76 12 Dec 2021 Calgary  
    1000m 1:08.19 12 Dec 2021 Calgary  
    1500m 1:48.69 31 Oct 2021 Inzell  
    5000m 7:12.05 12 Mar 2016 Changchun  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachPeter Mueller [national], USA  
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  
Training RegimeHe trains twice a day.  
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 careerCoach Andrea Hohse. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
Hero / IdolGerman speed skater Felix Maly. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Give everything, take nothing." (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
HobbiesPhotography, cooking, video games. (Instagram profile, 21 Jan 2021;, 01 Jul 2020)  
Other informationOTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served as an athlete spokesperson for the German Speed Skating and Short Track Association [DESG]. (DESG Facebook page, 13 Jul 2022;, 01 Jul 2022)
NicknamesHank (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
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. (, 01 Mar 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
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint5  
    2021/2022 World Sprint Championships Team Sprint5  
    2020/2021 European Sprint Championships Overall11  
    2022/2023 European Sprint Championships Overall12  
    2018/2019 European Sprint Championships Overall16  
    2021/2022 World Sprint Championships Overall18  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships 1000m19  
    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  
    2022/2023 World Cup 1000m29  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1000m32  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m33  
    2021/2022 World Cup 500m38  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m38  
    2022/2023 World Cup 500m39  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m40  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m45  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m58