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Radek Fajkus

Czech Republic

SportShort Track
NOCCzech Republic
Born31 Aug 2001 in Prague 
LanguagesCzech, English
ResidencePrague, CZE
OccupationAthlete, Student
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.007 03 Feb 2023 Dresden  
    1000m 1:25.181 10 Feb 2024 Dresden  
    1500m 2:14.599 09 Dec 2022 Almaty  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
Other sportsHe has represented Czechia in roller speed skating, including at the 2018 World Championships in Arnhem, Netherlands. (Athlete, 16 Dec 2023; SportsDeskOnline, 04 Nov 2021)  
Famous relativesHis younger sister Marketa Fajkusova has represented Czechia in short track. She made her World Cup debut in 2020 in Dresden, Germany. She also competed in roller speed skating at the 2022 European Championships in L'Aquila, Italy. (SportsDeskOnline, 13 Nov 2023;, 01 Jun 2021)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamKSB Benatky nad Jizerou: Czech Republic  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesIn January 2023 he sustained a muscular injury at a tournament in Dresden, Germany. (Czech Short-Track Team Instagram profile, 10 Jan 2023)  
HobbiesCycling, football. (Athlete, 16 Dec 2023)  
Superstitions / Rituals / BeliefsHe always puts on his left skate first. (Athlete, 16 Dec 2023)  
Memorable sporting achievementHis performances at the 2022 World Championships in Montreal, QC, Canada, and the 2022 World Cup event in Almaty, Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 16 Dec 2023)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe was encouraged to start skating by his parents.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (Athlete, 16 Dec 2023)  
Hero / IdolRussian short track skater Victor An, Chinese-Hungarian short track skater Shaolin Liu. (Athlete, 16 Dec 2023)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachJarmil Hruza, CZE  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2011 in Benatky nad Jizerou, Czechia.  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2023/2024 European Championships 1000m12  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1500m12  
    2020/2021 World Championships 500m15  
    2023/2024 European Championships 500m16  
    2021/2022 World Championships 500m22  
    2020/2021 World Championships Overall22  
    2020/2021 European Championships 500m23  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1500m24  
    2021/2022 World Championships Overall25  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1500m27  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1000m28  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1500m28  
    2019/2020 European Championships 500m29  
    2020/2021 European Championships Overall30  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1000m31  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1500m31  
    2022/2023 World Championships 500m32  
    2023/2024 World Championships 1000m32  
    2023/2024 World Championships 500m34  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1500m36  
    2017/2018 European Championships 500m36  
    2019/2020 European Championships Overall39  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1000m39  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1000m41  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1000m41  
    2018/2019 World Championships 500m42  
    2017/2018 European Championships Overall42  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1000m44  
    2018/2019 World Championships Overall50  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1500m50  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall60  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m10  
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay11  
    2023/2024 Dresden 1000m13  
    2019/2020 Dresden 2000m Relay17  
    2023/2024 Dresden 500m18  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1000m23  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 500m25  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m27  
    2022/2023 Dresden 500m30  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1000m30  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m32  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 500m34  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 500m34  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 500m41  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1000m44  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1500m47  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1000m49  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1000m49  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m50  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m51  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m55  
    2019/2020 Dresden 500m57  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification Overall60  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification Overall69  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 500m91  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m117  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m129  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m139  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m141