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Christian Oberbichler

Switzerland

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSSUI11408199201
NOCSwitzerland
Born14 Aug 1992 in  Frauenfeld
GenderMen
ResidenceZurich, SUI
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, German
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.41 11 Feb 2020 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:10.18 08 Mar 2020 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:49.98 07 Nov 2015 Calgary  
    5000m 7:29.46 14 Mar 2012 Calgary  
    10000m 17:12.28 20 Dec 2009 Innsbruck  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    Team Sprint     1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/oberbichler.christian  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamEislauf-Club Zurich [ECZ]: Switzerland  
Name of coachKalon Dobbin [national], NZL; Brigitte Riesen, SUI  
Reason for choosing this sport"I was always the fastest in ice hockey."  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2003 in Zurich, Switzerland.  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesBetween 2012 and 2014 he missed two years of training and competition with a knee injury. (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing seventh in the 500m at the 2014 World Cup event in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"No pain, no gain." (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019)  
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Team Sprint3  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint5  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup Nur-Sultan Team Sprint3  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m47