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Jacob Jansson


SportShort Track
Born12 Mar 1998 in Malmö 
ResidenceSvedala, SWE
LanguagesEnglish, Swedish
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamSK Skrinnaren: Malmö, SWE  
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InjuriesHe broke his ankle in late 2010 and was out of action for four months. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing in 17th place in the 1000m at the 2017 European Championships in Turin, Italy. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2017)  
Other sportsHe has competed in inline skating at national level in Sweden. (Athlete, 11 Feb 2016)  
Famous relativesHis parents Ulrika and Daniel are both former national short track skating champions in Sweden. (, 01 Dec 2013)  
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Reason for choosing this sport"Both my parents skated so I started and haven't stopped since."  
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Most influential person in careerHis father. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2017)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (, 01 Dec 2013)  
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Name of coachLinda Liljedahl [club], SWE; Daniel Jansson [club, father], SWE, from 2009  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2000 in Malmo Ice Stadium, Sweden.  
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Sporting philosophy / motto"Never stop trying." (Athlete, 08 Nov 2017)  
Hero / IdolSwedish alpine skier Anja Parson. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2017)  
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Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Championships 1500m16  
    2016/2017 European Championships 1000m17  
    2017/2018 European Championships Overall22  
    2017/2018 European Championships 500m23  
    2016/2017 European Championships 500m24  
    2016/2017 European Championships Overall25  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1000m28  
    2015/2016 European Championships Overall30  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1000m32  
    2014/2015 European Championships Overall32  
    2016/2017 World Championships Overall33  
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m34  
    2016/2017 European Championships 1500m36  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m37  
    2013/2014 European Championships Overall39  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall40  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall45  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall55  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall56  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m26  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m29  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1000m32  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m32  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m41  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 500m41  
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m42  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m45  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m46  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1500m49  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1000m64  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 500m65  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1500m85  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m95  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 500m100  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1000m102  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 500m102  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1500m113  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1000m135