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Hallgeir Engebråten

Norway

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSNOR11712199901
NOCNorway
Born17 Dec 1999 in  Kongsvinger
GenderMen
ResidenceHamar, NOR
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Norwegian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 36.71 29 Feb 2020 Hamar  
    1000m 1:11.08 16 Mar 2019 Calgary  
    1500m 1:45.97 07 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    5000m 6:25.25 11 Jan 2020 Heerenveen  
    10000m 14:03.11 29 Oct 2017 Stavanger  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    5000m   1    
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps 1      
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps     1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/hallgeir.engebraten.3  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe began speed skating because his friends were involved in the sport.  
Club / TeamNord-Odal IL: Norway  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport at age six in his hometown Nord-Odal, Norway.  
Name of coachEskil Ervik [club], NOR, from 2015  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"No pain, no gain." (Athlete, 23 Nov 2019)  
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)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Eskil Ervik. (Athlete, 23 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Sven Kramer. (Athlete, 23 Nov 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in team pursuit at the 2019 World Junior Championship in Baselga di Pine, Italy. (Athlete, 23 Nov 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps7  
    2019/2020 World Allround Championships Allround11  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 5000m12  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 5000m17  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1500m21