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Hallgeir Engebrňten

Norway

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSNOR11712199901
NOCNorway
Born17 Dec 1999 in  Kongsvinger
GenderMen
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Norwegian
ResidenceNord-Odal, NOR
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 36.67 16 Jan 2021 Heerenveen  
    1000m 1:11.08 16 Mar 2019 Calgary  
    1500m 1:43.71 11 Dec 2021 Calgary  
    5000m 6:09.21 24 Jan 2021 Heerenveen  
    10000m 13:09.95 17 Dec 2022 Calgary  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Event  
Olympic Games
    5000m     1  
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps 1      
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    5000m   1    
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps 1      
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    5000m     1  
    Team Pursuit   1 1  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamNord-Odal IL: Norway  
General Interest
General Interest
Famous relativesHis younger sisters Gina and Hanna have competed in speed skating at junior international level. (SportsDeskOnline, 30 Nov 2018; unosport.no, 09 Aug 2017; dressursaklart.no, 12 Jul 2009)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachBjarne Rykkje [national]  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/hallgeir.engebraten.3  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze in the men's 5000m at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (adressa.no, 07 Feb 2022)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe began speed skating because his friends were involved in the sport.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerCoach Eskil Ervik. (Athlete, 23 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Sven Kramer. (Athlete, 23 Nov 2019)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport at age six in Nord-Odal, Norway.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"No pain, no gain." (Athlete, 23 Nov 2019)  
Other informationMOVE TO HAMAR
In 2015 he moved to Hamar, Norway, to study at a sports high school and train with coach Eskil Ervik. "I was the worst one when I came to Hamar. Everyone gave up on me, but I was determined to train hard to reach my goals. I'm very happy that I came to Hamar and Wang [sports high school]. This is the best place in Norway if you want to be good at skating. After three years with Eskil Ervik I was among the best junior skaters in the world." (h-a.no, 01 Mar 2020; Skoytelandslaget Facebook page, 10 Jan 2020)
 
InjuriesHe had an asthma attack after competing in the men's 1500m at the 2022 National Championships in Hamar, Norway. (vg.no, 09 Nov 2022)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2022 Olympic Games Team Pursuit1  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit2  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships 5000m3  
    2022 Olympic Games 5000m3  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps4  
    2020/2021 European Allround Championships Allround5  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps7  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships 5000m8  
    2023/2024 World Single Distances Championships 5000m10  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 1500m10  
    2019/2020 World Allround Championships Allround11  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 5000m12  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 5000m12  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 5000m17  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1500m21  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2020/2021 Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps1  
    2020/2021 Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2021/2022 Salt Lake City, UT Team Pursuit2  
    2021/2022 Calgary, AB Team Pursuit2  
    2023/2024 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki 5000m2  
    2023/2024 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki Team Pursuit3  
    2022/2023 Stavanger Team Pursuit3  
    2022/2023 Calgary, AB Team Pursuit3  
    2022/2023 Heerenveen 5000m3  
    2023/2024 Quebec, QC 5000m3  
    2020/2021 World Cup Classification 1500m4  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1500m4  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m4  
    2020/2021 World Cup Classification 5000m9  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m10  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1500m23  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1500m24  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m26  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m39  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m42