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Oleh Handei


SportShort Track
Born05 Mar 1999 in Kyiv 
ResidenceKyiv, UKR
Higher educationCoaching, Sport Studies - National University of Ukraine on Physical Education and Sport: Kyiv, UKR
LanguagesEnglish, Polish, Ukrainian
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.419 09 Feb 2024 Dresden  
    1000m 1:25.208 10 Feb 2023 Dordrecht  
    1500m 2:15.817 01 Feb 2019 Dresden  
General Interest
General Interest
Famous relativesHis older brother Volodymyr Handei has represented Ukraine in short track, including at the 2019 World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. (SportsDeskOnline, 21 Jan 2021;, 08 Mar 2019)  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamArmed Forces: Ukraine  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementPlacing 10th in the 500m at the 2022 World Championships in Montreal, QC, Canada. (Athlete, 12 Dec 2023)  
Awards and honoursHe has received the title of Master of Sport in Ukraine. (, 12 Jun 2023)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachNatalia Sverchkova [personal], UKR, from 2009  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2009 in Kyiv, Ukraine.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"One moment of pain is worth a lifetime of glory." (Athlete, 03 Nov 2018)  
AmbitionsTo finish on the podium at the European championships and at World Cup events. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2021)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"Initially, it was a free, close-in-spirit sport, since before that I was engaged in figure skating, and then I began to like it."  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 European Championships 5000m Relay7  
    2023/2024 European Championships 2000m Relay8  
    2023/2024 European Championships 500m8  
    2022/2023 European Championships 5000m Relay8  
    2017/2018 European Championships 5000m Relay9  
    2021/2022 World Championships 500m10  
    2023/2024 European Championships 5000m Relay10  
    2022/2023 European Championships 2000m Relay10  
    2018/2019 European Championships 5000m Relay10  
    2022/2023 European Championships 500m12  
    2022/2023 European Championships 1000m13  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay13  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay14  
    2023/2024 World Championships 1500m15  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1000m17  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1500m19  
    2018/2019 European Championships 500m21  
    2023/2024 World Championships 1000m22  
    2023/2024 European Championships 1000m23  
    2022/2023 European Championships 1500m23  
    2022/2023 World Championships 500m24  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall24  
    2019/2020 European Championships Overall24  
    2017/2018 World Championships 500m25  
    2017/2018 World Championships Overall26  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1000m26  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1000m26  
    2021/2022 World Championships Overall27  
    2022 Olympic Games 500m27  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1000m27  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1000m28  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1500m29  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1000m29  
    2017/2018 European Championships 500m29  
    2017/2018 European Championships Overall30  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1000m31  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1500m31  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1500m32  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1000m33  
    2018/2019 European Championships Overall35  
    2018/2019 World Championships Overall36  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1500m38  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1500m38  
    2023/2024 European Championships 1500m38  
    2018/2019 World Championships 500m39  
    2020/2021 World Championships Overall44  
    2020/2021 European Championships Overall44  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1500m43  
    2023/2024 World Championships 500m54  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall58  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2023/2024 Gdansk 2000m Relay9  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay10  
    2022/2023 Almaty 5000m Relay10  
    2022/2023 Almaty 2000m Relay10  
    2018/2019 Almaty 2000m Relay11  
    2022/2023 Almaty 5000m Relay11  
    2018/2019 Almaty 5000m Relay12  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 5000m Relay12  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay13  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay13  
    2022/2023 Almaty 2000m Relay13  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 2000m Relay13  
    2022/2023 Dresden 2000m Relay14  
    2023/2024 Dresden 2000m Relay14  
    2016/2017 Minsk 5000m Relay14  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m15  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m16  
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay16  
    2023/2024 Dresden 5000m Relay16  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 5000m Relay16  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1000m16  
    2019/2020 Dresden 2000m Relay16  
    2018/2019 Almaty 500m19  
    2023/2024 Dresden 500m19  
    2019/2020 Dresden 5000m Relay19  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1500m20  
    2022/2023 Dresden 500m21  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m22  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 500m24  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 1000m24  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m28  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m28  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m28  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m29  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m30  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m31  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 500m32  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m32  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1500m33  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m35  
    2019/2020 Dresden 500m38  
    2023/2024 Dresden 1500m38  
    2016/2017 Minsk 500m39  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m39  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m40  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m41  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m41  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 500m44  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1500m44  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 500m45  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m49  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m50  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m58  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1000m59  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1500m60  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1000m61  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1000m63  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 500m64  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m69  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m69  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification Overall71  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification Overall75  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1000m83  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m89  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m99  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m100  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1500m100  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1000m167