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Metehan Atan


SportShort Track
Born13 Dec 2001
ResidenceErzurum, TUR
LanguagesEnglish, Turkish
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 45.709 27 Jan 2018 Budapest  
    1000m 1:32.525 17 Dec 2017 Spišská Nová Ves  
    1500m 2:13.744 16 Mar 2019 Erzurum  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe took up the sport because of the popularity of winter sports in Erzurum, Turkiye, where he lived. "The best ice rinks are in Erzurum, and there are many winter sport opportunities. I started with ski jumping, but when I got injured, I switched to speed skating on the advice of my friends."  
Name of coachArtur Sultangaliyev [national], KAZ  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating in 2013 in Erzurum, Turkiye.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Good things take time." (Facebook profile, 23 Oct 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay10  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1000m23  
    2019/2020 World Junior Championships 1500m23  
    2021/2022 World Championships Overall33  
    2021/2022 World Championships 500m33  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1500m36  
    2019/2020 World Junior Championships 1000m61  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 Dresden 5000m Relay16  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m29  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m31  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1500m33  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m39  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m40  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1500m44  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m47  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m53  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1000m66  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m83  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m94  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m116  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m127