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Kristian Ulekleiv

Norway

SportSpeed Skating
NOCNorway
Born28 Aug 1996 in  Hamar
GenderMen
FamilyPartner Marie Bakken Haugli
ResidenceGjøvik, NOR
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Norwegian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 36.57 18 Oct 2019 Inzell  
    1000m 1:10.36 17 Mar 2019 Stavanger  
    1500m 1:46.33 07 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    5000m 6:28.65 08 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    10000m 13:57.91 30 Dec 2018 Arendal  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/KristianUlekleiv  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"My dad brought me to the ice rink."  
Name of coachBjarne Rykkje [national]  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2009 in his hometown Hamar, Norway.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Always try to develop yourself." (Athlete, 23 Nov 2019)  
Most influential person in careerHis father. (Athlete, 23 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolSlovakian cyclist Peter Sagan, Russian speed skater Denis Yuskov. (Athlete, 23 Nov 2019)  
Famous relativesHis partner Marie Bakken Haugli has also competed in speed skating for Norway, and competed at the 2018 European Single Distances Championships in Kolomna, Russian Federation. (SportsDeskOnline, 20 Oct 2018; Facebook profile, 11 Apr 2019)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m42  
    2018/2019 World Cup 5000/10000m48