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Ivan Martinic


SportShort Track
Born07 May 1996 in Zagreb 
ResidenceZagreb, CRO
LanguagesBosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, English, Montenegrin
Higher educationKinesiology - University of Zagreb: Croatia
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.985 11 Feb 2024 Dresden  
    1000m 1:27.342 10 Mar 2023 Seoul  
    1500m 2:17.927 05 Feb 2023 Dresden  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesA knee injury sidelined him for three months in 2021. He was able to resume training in July of that year. (Instagram profile, 06 Jun 2021)

He broke his right leg towards the end of 2012. He returned to competition in 2014. (Athlete, 13 Jan 2017)
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe enjoyed the speed of the sport, and also made a lot of new friends. "My mother skated and my father was a footballer, so I had to choose."  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up short track in 2007 in Zagreb, Croatia.  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementPlacing 13th in the 500m at the 2019 World Cup event in Turin, Italy. (Athlete, 06 Feb 2020)  
Hero / IdolUS professional wrestler John Cena. (Athlete, 06 Feb 2020)  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can." [Arthur Ashe] (Instagram profile, 20 Jun 2020)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2023/2024 European Championships 2000m Relay7  
    2022/2023 European Championships 2000m Relay7  
    2019/2020 European Championships 500m18  
    2016/2017 European Championships 1000m19  
    2023/2024 European Championships 1000m26  
    2022/2023 European Championships 500m28  
    2020/2021 European Championships Overall29  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1000m29  
    2021/2022 World Championships 500m30  
    2023/2024 European Championships 500m30  
    2022/2023 European Championships 1500m30  
    2020/2021 European Championships 500m30  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1500m30  
    2019/2020 European Championships Overall31  
    2022/2023 European Championships 1000m32  
    2023/2024 European Championships 1500m33  
    2018/2019 European Championships 500m34  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1000m34  
    2016/2017 European Championships Overall36  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1000m37  
    2021/2022 World Championships Overall38  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1000m38  
    2022/2023 World Championships 500m38  
    2014/2015 European Championships Overall38  
    2016/2017 European Championships 500m39  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1500m39  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1500m40  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1000m40  
    2023/2024 World Championships 1000m41  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1500m41  
    2016/2017 European Championships 1500m42  
    2018/2019 European Championships Overall42  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m44  
    2023/2024 World Championships 1500m44  
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m45  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1500m47  
    2016/2017 World Championships Overall49  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1000m50  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall53  
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  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1500m30  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m31  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m33  
    2023/2024 Dresden 500m34  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m37  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m39  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 1000m43  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m44  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m47  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m48  
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m48  
    2019/2020 Dresden 500m48  
    2023/2024 Dresden 1000m48  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1000m51  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1000m52  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 1500m54  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1500m74  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 500m77  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m80  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m106  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1000m108  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 500m111  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m112  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m121  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1500m127  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m127  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m140  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m149