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András Sziklási

Hungary

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTHUN12707199901
NOCHungary
Born27 Jul 1999 in Pécs 
GenderMen
ResidenceBudapest, HUN
OccupationStudent
LanguagesEnglish, Hungarian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.240 01 Feb 2019 Dresden  
    1000m 1:26.201 01 Feb 2019 Dresden  
    1500m 2:17.012 06 Feb 2016 Dresden  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/szikiandris  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamMTK Budapest: Hungary  
Name of coachAkos Banhidi [national], HUN; Zhang Jing [national]  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up short track in 2009 in Pecs, Hungary.  
Reason for choosing this sportHis mother encouraged him to take up the sport. She did not want Sziklasi to play ice hockey and one of her friends suggested he should try skating instead.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis mother. (mtkbudapest.hu, 06 Sep 2016)  
Hero / IdolHungarian footballer Zoltan Gera. (olimpia.hu, 03 Feb 2016)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (mtkbudapest.hu, 06 Sep 2016)  
HobbiesPlaying American football. (olimpia.hu, 03 Feb 2016)  
Memorable sporting achievementPlacing fifth in the 1000m at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway. (Athlete, 02 Feb 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 500m10  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay10  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay16  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall17  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1000m26  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1500m28  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall45  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall55  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m25  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m30  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m50  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m57  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m66  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m88  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m101  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m138