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Fridtjof Petzold

Germany

SportSpeed Skating
NOCGermany
Born09 Apr 1997 in  Werdau
GenderMen
ResidenceErfurt, GER
OccupationStudent
LanguagesEnglish, French, German
Higher educationSports Management - College of Applied Management: Berlin, GER
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamCrimmitschauer Police Sports Club: Germany  
Reason for choosing this sport"My parents wanted me to have a leisure activity besides studying at school."  
Name of coachHans Peter Vild, GER; Erik Bouwman, NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began speed skating at age seven in Crimmitschau, Germany.  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolBelgian speed skater Bart Swings. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
InjuriesIn the 2018/19 season he was injured for five months with a quadriceps injury. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementQualifying to compete at his first senior World Cup events in 2019. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Focus on the simple stuff." (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps11