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Petra Vanková

Czech Republic

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTCZE22604199901
NOCCzech Republic
Born26 Apr 1999 in Prague 
GenderWomen
ResidenceCzech Republic
OccupationStudent
LanguagesCzech, English, French, Russian
Higher educationSports Marketing - University of Economics and Management Prague: Czech Republic
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 44.213 23 Oct 2021 Beijing  
    1000m 1:29.471 22 Oct 2021 Beijing  
    1500m 2:25.619 01 Oct 2021 Heerenveen  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/petra.vankova18  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamBZK Praha: Czech Republic  
Reason for choosing this sport"My sister started skating and I wanted to try it too. She gave it up and I did not."  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in 2006 at age seven in Benatky nad Jizerou, Czech Republic.  
Name of coachJarmil Hruza [national], CZE; Katerina Novotna [personal], CZE; Stuart Horsepool [personal], GBR  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer parents, coach Jindrich Parik, and Czech short track skater Katerina Novotna. (Athlete, 22 Nov 2021)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"When nothing goes right, go left." (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)  
InjuriesShe fractured her collarbone in 2014. She required a one-month recovery period. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)  
Hero / IdolCzech snowboarder and alpine skier Ester Ledecka, Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel. (Athlete, 22 Nov 2021)  
Other sportsShe has also represented the Czech Republic in roller speed skating. (SportsDeskOnline, 18 Jan 2021)  
HobbiesCycling, skiing, snowboarding, photography. (Athlete, 22 Nov 2021)  
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing 12th in the 1500m at the 2021 World Championships in Dordrecht, Netherlands. (Athlete, 22 Nov 2021)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 22 Nov 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 European Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2015/2016 European Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2019/2020 European Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2018/2019 European Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2020/2021 European Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay9  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay10  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay11  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1500m12  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay13  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1000m16  
    2020/2021 World Championships Overall17  
    2020/2021 European Championships 500m18  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1000m20  
    2020/2021 European Championships Overall22  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1500m22  
    2020/2021 World Championships 500m25  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall34  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall36  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay10  
    2018/2019 Almaty 3000m Relay10  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 3000m Relay11  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay11  
    2014/2015 Dresden 3000m Relay12  
    2019/2020 Dresden 3000m Relay15  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m22  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m24  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1000m25  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1000m25  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1500m25  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m26  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m27  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m28  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m29  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1000m29  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m30  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m30  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1000m30  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1000m32  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m33  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m36  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m36  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m38  
    2021/2022 World Cup 500m40  
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m40  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m43  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m49  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m50  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1000m52  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1500m64  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m72  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m72  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m74  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m77  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m77  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m79  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m86  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m88  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m90  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m100