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Stephanie Beckert

Germany

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSGER23005198801
NOCGermany
Born30 May 1988 in  Erfurt
GenderWomen
ResidenceErfurt, GER
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesGerman
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.98 12 Feb 2011 Calgary  
    1000m 1:21.59 05 Mar 2006 Berlin  
    1500m 1:58.45 12 Dec 2009 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 3:56.80 04 Dec 2009 Calgary  
    5000m 6:47.03 18 Feb 2011 Salt Lake City, UT  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Event  
Olympic Games
    3000m   1    
    5000m   1    
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps 1      
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    3000m   1 1  
    5000m   2    
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps     1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.eis-beckerts.de/  
www.facebook.com/stephanie.beckert.5  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamESC Erfurt: Germany  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age three. She took up speed skating at age 10.  
Reason for choosing this sportShe originally did figure skating, but could see the speed skating track from where she trained and was attracted by the elegance of the sport. Her mother also skated.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer parents. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2011)  
Hero / IdolGerman speed skater Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann. (spiegel.de, 14 Feb 2010)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang together with her three siblings. (t-online.de, 11 Feb 2014)  
InjuriesShe strained a ligament in her right knee in October 2017. (morgenpost.de, 29 Oct 2017)

She has suffered from back problems due to the position she takes while skating. Her preparations for the 2011/12 season began three months late while she received treatment. (augsburger-allgemeine.de, 03 Nov 2011; faz.net, 12 Mar 2011)
 
Famous relativesHer brother Patrick Beckert represented Germany in speed skating at the 2010 and 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Her other siblings Pedro and Jessica have also competed in speed skating at an elite level. (sports-reference.com, 2016; t-online.de, 11 Feb 2014; eis-beckerts.de, 27 Sep 2013)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2010/2011 World Allround Championships 5000m1  
    2010 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 6 Laps1  
    2009/2010 World Allround Championships 5000m2  
    2010 Olympic Games 5000m2  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships 5000m2  
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships 5000m2  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships 3000m2  
    2010 Olympic Games 3000m2  
    2008/2009 World Allround Championships 5000m3  
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2010/2011 World Allround Championships 3000m3  
    2009/2010 World Allround Championships 3000m3  
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships 3000m3  
    2008/2009 World Single Distances Championships 5000m4  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps5  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 5000m5  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 3000m7  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 5000m8  
    2014 Olympic Games 5000m8  
    2008/2009 World Single Distances Championships 3000m8  
    2009/2010 European Championships Allround10  
    2010/2011 World Allround Championships Allround12  
    2008/2009 World Allround Championships Allround12  
    2008/2009 European Championships Allround12  
    2009/2010 World Allround Championships Allround12  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 3000m16  
    2012/2013 European Championships Allround17  
    2014 Olympic Games 3000m17  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 3000m20  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2012/2013 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 6 Laps1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Berlin Team Pursuit 6 Laps1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Hamar 5000m1  
    2012/2013 World Cup Heerenveen 3000m1  
    2009/2010 World Cup Heerenveen 3000m1  
    2009/2010 World Cup Calgary 3000m1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Heerenveen 3000m1  
    2011/2012 World Cup 3000/5000m2  
    2009/2010 World Cup 3000/5000m2  
    2010/2011 World Cup 3000/5000m2  
    2009/2010 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 6 Laps2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Heerenveen 5000m2  
    2008/2009 World Cup Heerenveen 5000m2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 5000m2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Erfurt 5000m2  
    2009/2010 World Cup Hamar 5000m2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Hamar 3000m2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Berlin 3000m2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Heerenveen 3000m2  
    2009/2010 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 3000m2  
    2009/2010 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2011/2012 World Cup Heerenveen 5000m3  
    2008/2009 World Cup Moscow 5000m3  
    2009/2010 World Cup Calgary Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2010/2011 World Cup Moscow Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2009/2010 World Cup Heerenveen 3000m3  
    2010/2011 World Cup Berlin 3000m3  
    2009/2010 World Cup Berlin 3000m3  
    2012/2013 World Cup 3000/5000m4  
    2008/2009 World Cup 3000/5000m4  
    2011/2012 World Cup Overall12  
    2012/2013 World Cup Overall14  
    2007/2008 World Cup 3000/5000m16  
    2006/2007 World Cup 3000/5000m21  
    2015/2016 World Cup 3000/5000m24  
    2013/2014 World Cup 3000/5000m26  
    2014/2015 World Cup 3000/5000m29  
    2016/2017 World Cup 3000/5000m29  
    2017/2018 World Cup 3000/5000m40  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1500m44  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1500m45