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Einar Agdestein


SportShort Track
Born16 Aug 1991 in Asker 
ResidenceOslo, NOR
LanguagesEnglish, Norwegian
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Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamAsker SK: Norway  
Reason for choosing this sportHe took up the sport for the speed and the action.  
Name of coachMaggie Qi, CAN; Ludovic Mathieu, FRA  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating in Asker, Norway. A speed skater between the ages of eight and 23, he then made the switch to short track.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (Athlete, 11 Jan 2017)  
Hero / IdolUS speed skater Shani Davis. (Athlete, 11 Jan 2017)  
HobbiesCycling. (, 16 Aug 2015)  
InjuriesHe was affected by a knee injury for four months in 2012. (Athlete, 11 Feb 2016)  
Memorable sporting achievementBecoming national champion in Norway. (Athlete, 11 Jan 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Keep going." (Athlete, 11 Jan 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 European Championships 500m26  
    2016/2017 European Championships 1500m27  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1000m27  
    2016/2017 European Championships Overall27  
    2016/2017 European Championships 1000m29  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1000m29  
    2017/2018 European Championships 500m30  
    2017/2018 European Championships Overall34  
    2014/2015 European Championships Overall37  
    2016/2017 World Championships Overall37  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m38  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1500m39  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1000m40  
    2015/2016 European Championships Overall42  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1500m43  
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m44  
    2017/2018 World Championships 500m44  
    2017/2018 World Championships Overall48  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1000m33  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m35  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m36  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m38  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m40  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1000m40  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1000m43  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m44  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m93  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m95  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m96  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m99  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m100  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m120  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m128  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m131