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Martin Kolenc


SportShort Track
Born01 Oct 1996 in Zagreb 
Higher educationKinesiology - University of Zagreb: Croatia
LanguagesCroatian, English
ResidenceZagreb, CRO
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.816 09 Feb 2024 Dresden  
    1000m 1:25.161 10 Apr 2022 Montreal  
    1500m 2:15.656 10 Mar 2023 Seoul  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe enjoys the adrenaline rush he gets from the sport and that he can travel the world. "I loved watching people compete with all the gear on."  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesDoctors discovered a tumour in his knee after he went for an examination for another problem. He required three operations, with the third procedure taking place in June 2018. (Athlete, 06 Feb 2020;, 13 May 2018)

He has sustained cuts to his ankle on a number of occasions during his career. (Athlete, 06 Feb 2020)
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2008 in Zagreb, Croatia.  
General Interest
General Interest
Other informationFURTHER EDUCATION
He has studied for a master's degree in kinesiology and exercise science at the University of Zagreb in Croatia. (LinkedIn profile, 01 Jun 2022)
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamKBK Meteor: Zagreb, CRO  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesPlaying racing simulation games, playing the guitar. (Athlete, 12 Dec 2023)  
Memorable sporting achievementReaching the quarterfinals of the 500m at the 2022 World Championships in Montreal, QC, Canada. (Athlete, 12 Dec 2023)  
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (Athlete, 12 Dec 2023)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachDubravko Feldin [club]  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2023/2024 European Championships 2000m Relay7  
    2022/2023 European Championships 2000m Relay7  
    2023/2024 European Championships 1000m14  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1500m16  
    2020/2021 European Championships 500m16  
    2021/2022 World Championships 500m18  
    2023/2024 European Championships 500m18  
    2020/2021 European Championships Overall23  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1000m23  
    2021/2022 World Championships Overall24  
    2020/2021 World Championships 500m24  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1000m24  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1500m26  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1000m26  
    2020/2021 World Championships Overall26  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1500m27  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1000m28  
    2018/2019 World Championships 500m28  
    2017/2018 European Championships 500m28  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1000m28  
    2019/2020 European Championships 500m28  
    2018/2019 European Championships 500m29  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1000m29  
    2017/2018 European Championships Overall29  
    2022/2023 European Championships 1500m31  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1500m31  
    2018/2019 European Championships Overall32  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1500m32  
    2015/2016 European Championships Overall33  
    2018/2019 World Championships Overall34  
    2022/2023 European Championships 1000m34  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1000m34  
    2014/2015 World Championships 500m35  
    2022/2023 European Championships 500m35  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1000m36  
    2019/2020 European Championships Overall36  
    2014/2015 World Championships Overall38  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1500m38  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1500m38  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1000m39  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1000m39  
    2023/2024 European Championships 1500m39  
    2022/2023 World Championships 500m40  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall41  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1500m41  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1500m43  
    2015/2016 World Championships Overall44  
    2015/2016 World Championships 500m46  
    2014/2015 European Championships Overall46  
    2023/2024 World Championships 500m47  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1000m49  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1500m50  
    2017/2018 World Championships 500m50  
    2017/2018 World Championships Overall52  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall53  
    2023/2024 World Championships 1000m54  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall58  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2022/2023 Almaty 2000m Relay12  
    2023/2024 Dresden 2000m Relay12  
    2022/2023 Dresden 2000m Relay13  
    2022/2023 Almaty 2000m Relay14  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 2000m Relay15  
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay17  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 500m20  
    2023/2024 Dresden 500m23  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1000m31  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m32  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m33  
    2019/2020 Dresden 500m34  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m34  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1500m37  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1500m38  
    2023/2024 Dresden 1500m43  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 500m47  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 500m53  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 500m54  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1500m59  
    2022/2023 Dresden 500m60  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m62  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m93  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1000m96  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification Overall97  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m100  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m102  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m103  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m108  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 500m114  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m119  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m120