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Sherry Stuthridge

South Africa

SportShort Track
NOCSouth Africa
Born13 Jan 1986 in Boksburg 
LanguagesAfrikaans, English
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 50.862 08 Jan 2005 Belgrade  
    1000m 1:43.496 13 Nov 2009 Marquette, MI  
    1500m 2:44.219 12 Nov 2009 Marquette, MI  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport at around age five.  
Reason for choosing this sportHer father is a former national champion in the sport and she found it fun.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer father and her brother. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2013)  
Hero / IdolUS skater Apolo Anton Ohno. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2013)  
InjuriesShe broke her left femur in 2006 which required surgery and a pin in her leg. She was out of action for about three months. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2013)  
Memorable sporting achievementSetting South African records across multiple distances. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2013)  
Other sportsHer father James is a former national champion in speed skating. Her brother Benjamin was also an elite skater and coach. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2013)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2004/2005 World Championships 500m35  
    2004/2005 World Championships 1500m43  
    2004/2005 World Championships Overall43  
    2003/2004 World Junior Championships Overall43  
    2004/2005 World Championships 1000m44  
    2004/2005 World Junior Championships Overall52  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2005/2006 World Cup Overall53  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1500m59  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1000m58  
    2009/2010 World Cup 500m60  
    2005/2006 World Cup 500m64  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m70  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m70  
    2005/2006 World Cup 1500m72  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m73  
    2005/2006 World Cup 1000m76