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Martin Kolenc


SportShort Track
Born01 Oct 1996 in Zagreb 
ResidenceZagreb, CRO
OccupationAthlete, Kinesiologist, Student
LanguagesBosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, English, Serbian, Slovene
Higher educationKinesiology - University of Zagreb [KIF]: Croatia
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 42.010 08 Feb 2019 Turin  
    1000m 1:28.246 29 Sep 2017 Budapest  
    1500m 2:20.974 11 Mar 2016 Seoul  
Social Media
Social Media  
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."  
Name of coachIngmar van Riel, NED  
Club / TeamKBK Meteor: Zagreb, CRO  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up short track in 2007 in Zagreb, Croatia.  
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)
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2020/2021 World Championships 1500m16  
    2020/2021 European Championships 500m16  
    2020/2021 European Championships Overall23  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1000m23  
    2020/2021 World Championships 500m24  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1500m26  
    2020/2021 World Championships Overall26  
    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  
    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  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1000m34  
    2014/2015 World 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  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall41  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1500m43  
    2015/2016 World Championships Overall44  
    2015/2016 World Championships 500m46  
    2014/2015 European Championships Overall46  
    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  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall58  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay17  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m32  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m33  
    2019/2020 Dresden 500m34  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1500m37  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m93  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m96  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m100  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m102  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m103  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m108  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m114  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m119  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m120