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Lucia Filipova

Slovakia

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTSVK22709200201
NOCSlovakia
Born27 Sep 2002
GenderWomen
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesSlovak
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 44.113 21 Oct 2021 Beijing  
    1000m 1:34.262 19 Oct 2019 Bormio  
    1500m 2:23.639 21 Oct 2021 Beijing  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/lucia.z.filipova  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Training RegimeShe trains up to 12 times a week.  
Club / TeamSK STEZ Spisska Nova Ves: Slovakia  
Reason for choosing this sportShe initially followed her brother into ice hockey before switching to speed skating. "I wanted to do sport since I was young. I went to hockey training once. After training finished the speed skaters appeared on the ice. It was my first contact with the sport and I was very interested. I liked it because it was so unconventional and specific. I immediately thought, 'I want to do this'."  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolBritish short track skater Elise Christie, Slovakian short track skaters Tatiana Bodova, Matus Uzak, Tomas Greschner, and Peter Jelen. (olympic.sk, 05 Jul 2020)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the Olympic Winter Games. (olympic.sk, 05 Jul 2020)  
NicknamesLulaa, Zuzaa (Facebook profile, 21 Oct 2020)  
Other informationJUNIOR OLYMPIC TEAM
The Slovak Olympic and Sports Committee selected her for the 2020 Junior Olympic Team, which consists of the 20 most successful and promising young Slovakian athletes from both summer and winter sports. "It is a big motivation for me to have been chosen. I'm happy and I didn't expect it at all. Of course, I am also happy for the financial contribution that will come for every athlete and we can use it to buy things necessary for our sport." (olympic.sk, 05 Jul 2020; speedskating.sk, 15 Dec 2019)
 
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 500m14  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1500m17  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1500m17  
    2019/2020 World Junior Championships 500m19  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1000m24  
    2020/2021 World Championships 500m24  
    2020/2021 World Championships Overall24  
    2018/2019 European Championships Overall25  
    2018/2019 European Championships 500m25  
    2019/2020 World Junior Championships 1000m26  
    2020/2021 European Championships 500m26  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1000m27  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1500m27  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1000m28  
    2019/2020 World Junior Championships 1500m28  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1000m28  
    2020/2021 European Championships Overall31  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1500m32  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1500m32  
    2018/2019 World Championships Overall33  
    2018/2019 World Championships 500m33  
    2019/2020 European Championships 500m33  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1500m34  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1000m36  
    2019/2020 European Championships Overall36  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Almaty 500m25  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m30  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m37  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m37  
    2021/2022 World Cup 500m46  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1500m51  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1000m54  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m65  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m71  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m73  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m82  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m96