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Roberts Zvejnieks


SportShort Track
Born22 Nov 1997 in Ventspils 
ResidenceJelgava, LAT
LanguagesEnglish, Latvian, Russian
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.563 20 Feb 2018 Gangneung  
    1000m 1:23.703 12 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:18.129 16 Mar 2018 Montreal  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesSwimming, reading, fishing, cycling. (, 06 Aug 2014)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"I used to play ice hockey and really enjoyed skating. My brother used to be a skater so he pulled me into short track."  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (, 12 Nov 2013)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachEvita Krievane, LAT, from 2016; Stuart Horsepool, GBR  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up short track at age 11 in Ventspils, Latvia.  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerShort track coach Stuart Horsepool. (Athlete, 11 Jan 2017)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamJeglava: Latvia  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolJamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Championships 5000m Relay7  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m10  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1000m12  
    2016/2017 European Championships 500m14  
    2017/2018 World Championships 500m15  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m15  
    2017/2018 European Championships 500m15  
    2017/2018 European Championships Overall15  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay17  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall19  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1500m19  
    2017/2018 World Championships Overall21  
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m21  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1000m23  
    2016/2017 World Championships Overall23  
    2016/2017 European Championships Overall23  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m25  
    2014/2015 European Championships Overall25  
    2016/2017 European Championships 1500m26  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1500m27  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1000m28  
    2015/2016 World Championships 500m31  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1500m31  
    2016/2017 European Championships 1000m34  
    2015/2016 World Championships Overall36  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall37  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1000m43  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships Overall43  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall50  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m10  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m11  
    2016/2017 Dresden 5000m Relay12  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 500m22  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m28  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1500m31  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m33  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m34  
    2014/2015 Dresden 500m34  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m36  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1000m37  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m38  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 500m48  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1000m56  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m60  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 1000m96  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 500m96  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1500m111  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 500m116  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1000m152