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Iņigo Vidondo

Spain

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSESP12304198901
NOCSpain
Born23 Apr 1989 in  Vitoria-Gasteiz
GenderMen
ResidenceCalgary, AB, CAN
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesBasque, English, Italian, Spanish
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 36.82 06 Jan 2018 Calgary  
    1000m 1:11.04 02 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:48.39 25 Nov 2016 Calgary  
    5000m 6:36.30 16 Sep 2017 Calgary  
Social Media
Social Media
www.ividondo.esy.es/  
www.facebook.com/inigo.vidondo  
twitter.com/vaironi  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachAbby Ennis [personal], CAN, from 2014  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began inline skating at age nine and switched to speed skating in around 2013.  
Reason for choosing this sportHe wanted to compete at the Olympic Winter Games. "I like the speed and being able to excel everyday."  
Club / TeamCatalyst: Calgary, AB, CAN  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing third in the overall classification for the 2010 World Cup standings for roller speed skating. (Athlete, 25 Jan 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHis family, his friends and his partner. (Athlete, 10 Nov 2017, 25 Jan 2017)  
InjuriesIn 2006 he tore muscles in his hip. (Athlete, 10 Nov 2017)  
Hero / IdolSpanish road cyclists Alberto Contador and Mikel Landa. (Athlete, 10 Nov 2017)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (gasteizhoy.com, 23 Nov 2016)  
HobbiesGoing to the cinema, spending time with friends and family. (speedskatingacademy.org, 2016)  
Other sportsHe has represented Spain in roller speed skating. He won bronze in the road 5000m relay at the 2013 European Championships in Almere, Netherlands. (SportsDeskOnline, 25 Nov 2016; schaatsen.nl, 25 Feb 2015)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Every day counts." (Athlete, 10 Nov 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2015/2016 European Championships Allround19  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2014/2015 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps45