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Stefan Emele


SportSpeed Skating
Born08 Sep 1996 in  Darmstadt
ResidenceErfurt, GER
LanguagesEnglish, French, German
Higher educationEngineering - Ilmenau University of Technology: Germany
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.75 03 Dec 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:09.73 30 Oct 2021 Inzell  
    1500m 1:43.91 11 Dec 2021 Calgary  
    5000m 7:31.57 10 Feb 2018 Inzell  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He began speed skating in 2016 in Erfurt, Germany.  
Name of coachPeter Mueller [national], USA  
Club / TeamESC Erfurt: Germany  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was previously involved in inline skating but switched to speed skating. "Speed skating is an Olympic sport and my goal is to compete at the Olympic Winter Games, plus it is fun and fast."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerGerman speed skater Nico Ihle. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolUS speed skater Joey Mantia. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning the 1500m at the German national championships in 2019, and qualifying to compete in his first World Cup events in 2019. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
HobbiesInline skating, playing the piano. (, 01 Jan 2022)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Dream big, train hard and give everything you have got." (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Other sportsHe has represented Germany in roller speed skating, and competed at the world championships in 2017 and 2018. (SportsDeskOnline, 22 Jan 2021)  
Awards and honoursHe was named 2020 Male Athlete of the Year in the Gross-Gerau district in Germany. (, 07 Dec 2020)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships 1500m9  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 1500m12  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 1000m12  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 1500m14  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 500m17  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps20  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2020/2021 World Cup 1500m22  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1500m24  
    2020/2021 World Cup 500m35  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m35