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Zsofia Konya

Hungary

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTHUN20602199501
NOCHungary
Born06 Feb 1995 in Szeged 
GenderWomen
FamilyPartner Zoltan Patyi
ResidenceSzeged, HUN
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, German, Hungarian
Higher educationPsychology - University of Szeged: Hungary
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.198 21 Oct 2021 Beijing  
    1000m 1:29.185 19 Nov 2017 Seoul  
    1500m 2:23.563 07 Nov 2013 Turin  
    3000m 5:32.880 30 Dec 2011 Budapest  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
European Championships
Event  
European Championships
    3000m Relay   2 1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/zsofia.konya.94  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"I liked the speed and the exciting take overs."  
Name of coachAkos Banhidi [national], HUN  
Club / TeamSzegedi Korcsolyazo Egyesulet: Hungary  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up short track at age eight in Szeged, Hungary.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"If you never try, you will never know." (Athlete, 13 Jan 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHer parents. (gofundme.com, 2013)  
Other informationBREAK AND RETURN
She took a break from short track during the 2018/19 season after competing at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. She returned to training in July 2019 ahead of the 2019/20 season. "I felt in good shape at all the World Cups [during the 2019/20 season]. I have not had another long break like that in my career, but I felt it was a good decision, I look at competitive sport in the long-term. I began studying when I was on the break." (u-szeged.hu, 25 Mar 2021; delmagyar.hu, 20 Feb 2020; Instagram profile, 17 Aug 2019)
 
InjuriesShe broke a leg in 2005. (Athlete, 13 Jan 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2013/2014 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2018 Olympic Games 3000m Relay4  
    2012/2013 European Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2019/2020 European Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2014 Olympic Games 3000m Relay6  
    2013/2014 European Championships Overall6  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2017/2018 World Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2020/2021 World Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2012/2013 World Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2020/2021 European Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1500m9  
    2020/2021 European Championships 500m9  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay10  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships Overall11  
    2020/2021 World Championships 500m12  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1000m14  
    2017/2018 European Championships 500m14  
    2017/2018 European Championships Overall14  
    2020/2021 European Championships Overall15  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1000m15  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1500m16  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall17  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships Overall19  
    2012/2013 European Championships Overall26  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1000m26  
    2020/2021 World Championships Overall27  
    2014 Olympic Games 1500m30  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships Overall33  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships Overall34  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2021/2022 World Cup Dordrecht 2000m Relay2  
    2021/2022 World Cup Nagoya 2000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m3  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay3  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 3000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 3000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 3000m Relay6  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay7  
    2019/2020 Dresden 3000m Relay10  
    2012/2013 Dresden 3000m Relay10  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1000m12  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m13  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m15  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m16  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m16  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m16  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m17  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m20  
    2019/2020 Dresden 500m22  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m22  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1000m23  
    2012/2013 Dresden 500m23  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1000m24  
    2021/2022 World Cup 500m25  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m26  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m27  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 500m28  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m29  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m35  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m35  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m38  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m39  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m39  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m41  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m42  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m43  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m48  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m51  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m55  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m56  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m56  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1500m58  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m63  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m63  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m72  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m74