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Petra Jászapáti


SportShort Track
Born31 Dec 1998 in Szeged 
ResidenceBudapest, HUN
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, German, Hungarian
Higher educationLanguage Studies - German - Eotvos Lorand University [ELTE]: Budapest, HUN
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 42.692 03 Nov 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:28.392 09 Feb 2022 Beijing  
    1500m 2:20.554 12 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 5:43.836 12 Oct 2014 Budapest  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Olympic Games
    2000m Relay     1  
World Championships
World Championships
    3000m Relay   1    
European Championships
European Championships
    3000m Relay   2 2  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up short track in 2008 in Szeged, Hungary.  
Reason for choosing this sport"I loved the speed. First I did roller skating and short track but then I chose short track because of the Olympic Games."  
Club / TeamSzegedi Korcsolyazo Egyesulet: Hungary  
Name of coachAkos Banhidi [national], HUN  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer family. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementPlacing fourth in the 3000m relay and sixth in the 1500m at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, and winning the 500m at the 2018 World Cup event in Almaty, Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Hard work always pays off." (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Superstitions / Rituals / BeliefsShe always puts on her left skate first. (, 19 Jun 2021)  
InjuriesIn June 2020 she sustained a minor hand injury after a collision with a bus during cycling training with the Hungarian short track team. (, 12 Jun 2020;, 11 Jun 2020)  
Other sportsShe won three gold medals at the 2020 Hungarian National Track Cycling Championships. (, 21 Sep 2020)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. Outside of sport, she hopes to work as a translator. (, 21 Sep 2020, 19 Jun 2021)  
Other informationCYCLING
She decided to compete at the 2020 Hungarian National Track Cycling Championships and went on to win three gold medals at the event. "First I had to learn how to cycle on the track. Just like on the ice, you can't go across other riders, for example. Then, at 200 yards [to go], I had to learn what the situation was, how to finish the race and which line to take." (, 21 Sep 2020)
HobbiesHiking, photography. (, 19 Jun 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 World Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2022 Olympic Games 2000m Relay3  
    2014/2015 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall4  
    2018 Olympic Games 3000m Relay4  
    2015/2016 European Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2019/2020 European Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2014/2015 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 European Championships 1000m6  
    2016/2017 European Championships 1500m6  
    2021/2022 World Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m6  
    2018/2019 European Championships 500m6  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1000m6  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall6  
    2017/2018 World Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2020/2021 World Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2016/2017 European Championships 500m7  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1000m7  
    2022 Olympic Games 500m7  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1000m7  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall7  
    2021/2022 World Championships 500m8  
    2022 Olympic Games 1000m8  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1500m8  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1500m8  
    2018/2019 European Championships Overall9  
    2017/2018 European Championships 500m9  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1000m9  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay9  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1000m9  
    2016/2017 European Championships Overall9  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay10  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m10  
    2020/2021 World Championships Overall10  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1500m11  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1500m11  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1500m11  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1500m11  
    2016/2017 World Championships Overall11  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m13  
    2020/2021 World Championships 500m13  
    2017/2018 European Championships Overall13  
    2015/2016 European Championships Overall13  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1000m14  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1000m15  
    2019/2020 European Championships Overall15  
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m16  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall17  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1500m17  
    2018/2019 World Championships Overall18  
    2018/2019 World Championships 500m18  
    2015/2016 World Championships 500m18  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1000m19  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1000m19  
    2019/2020 European Championships 500m19  
    2014/2015 World Championships 500m20  
    2017/2018 World Championships Overall21  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1000m21  
    2014/2015 World Championships Overall22  
    2022 Olympic Games 1500m22  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1500m22  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall22  
    2015/2016 World Championships Overall23  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m24  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1500m24  
    2014/2015 European Championships Overall30  
    2017/2018 World Championships 500m34  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Almaty 500m1  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 Dresden 2000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 Dresden 3000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay2  
    2021/2022 World Cup Dordrecht 2000m Relay2  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1000m3  
    2021/2022 World Cup Nagoya 2000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m3  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m4  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m5  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m5  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 Dresden 3000m Relay5  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 3000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 3000m Relay5  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m5  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m6  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 3000m Relay6  
    2019/2020 Dresden 500m7  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m7  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay7  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay7  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1500m7  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m8  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay8  
    2018/2019 Almaty 2000m Relay8  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 3000m Relay8  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m8  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m8  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m9  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m10  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay10  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 2000m Relay10  
    2019/2020 Dresden 3000m Relay10  
    2014/2015 Dresden 3000m Relay11  
    2018/2019 Dresden 3000m Relay11  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m11  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m11  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m12  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m12  
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m13  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m13  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m14  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m14  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m15  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1000m17  
    2021/2022 World Cup 500m17  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m17  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1500m17  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m17  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m17  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m18  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m18  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1500m20  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m20  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m20  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m20  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m20  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 500m20  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1000m20  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m21  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m24  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m24  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 500m30  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m32  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m33  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m40  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m40  
    2014/2015 Dresden 500m40  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m42  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m52  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m56  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m70  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m71