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Thibault Métraux


SportShort Track
Born10 Jan 2002
ResidenceLeysin, SUI
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 45.118 20 Oct 2018 Bormio  
    1000m 1:29.684 17 Nov 2019 Lausanne  
    1500m 2:21.946 19 Oct 2018 Bormio  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachEvita Krievane [club], LAT, from 2019  
Training RegimeHe trains up to 15 hours a week.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2015 in Leysin, Switzerland.  
Club / TeamLausanne Short Track: Switzerland  
Reason for choosing this sportHe played ice hockey since an early age. He later discovered the sport during a recruitment programme that was looking for young sporting prospects for the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne, Switzerland. "I received an e-mail from my hockey coach. I went on to try the sport and I was hooked."  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo finish among the top 15 at the 2020 Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne, Switzerland. (, 01 Jun 2019)  
Awards and honoursHe carried the torch for the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne, Switzerland, and lit the cauldron at the Pierre de Coubertin Stadium in Lausanne in 2019. (, 18 Nov 2019; Instagram profile, 02 Oct 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 European Championships 1500m26  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1500m27  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1000m30  
    2020/2021 European Championships Overall31  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1500m32  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1000m32  
    2019/2020 World Junior Championships 500m36  
    2020/2021 European Championships 500m36  
    2020/2021 World Championships Overall37  
    2019/2020 European Championships Overall37  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1000m37  
    2020/2021 World Championships 500m40  
    2019/2020 European Championships 500m40  
    2019/2020 World Junior Championships 1000m41  
    2019/2020 World Junior Championships 1500m44  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1500m61  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1000m66  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 500m67