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Csaba Burjan


SportShort Track
Born27 Sep 1994 in Pécs 
LanguagesEnglish, Hungarian
Higher educationMathematics - Eotvos Lorand University [ELTE]: Budapest, HUN
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.544 03 Nov 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:24.628 17 Nov 2017 Seoul  
    1500m 2:14.796 21 Feb 2014 Sochi  
    3000m 5:01.938 30 Dec 2011 Budapest  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Olympic Games
    5000m Relay 1      
World Championships
World Championships
    5000m Relay   2 2  
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay   1    
European Championships
European Championships
    5000m Relay 1 2 2  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamPecsi Sport Nonprofit Zrt: Hungary  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 5000m relay at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2018)  
Most influential person in careerHis coaches. (Athlete, 12 Feb 2016)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachAkos Banhidi [national], HUN  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up short track in 2002 in Pecs, Hungary.  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolFinnish Formula One driver Kimi Raikkonen. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"There are more important things in life than winning or losing." (Athlete, 09 Nov 2018)  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesHe broke his hand in 2012. (Athlete, 12 Feb 2016)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe was asked to try the sport after a short track coach saw him playing ice hockey at a school tournament in Pecs, Hungary. "I liked the speed, and the coaches and skaters were friendly."  
General Interest
General Interest
Other informationSANCTION
He was banned for one year, between December 2019 and December 2020, by the Hungarian National Skating Federation [MOKSZ] due to offensive comments he made about the People's Republic of China on his social media. (, 06 Feb 2020;, 21 Dec 2020;, 04 Dec 2019)
MilestonesHe was part of the men's 5000m relay team that won Hungary's first gold medal in any sport at the Olympic Winter Games by claiming victory at the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang. (OIS, 22 Feb 2018; SportsDeskOnline, 19 Jan 2021)  
Awards and honoursIn February 2019 he was part of the 5000m relay team that was named 2018 Hungarian Team of the Year in recognition of the gold medal they won at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (, 16 Feb 2019;, 22 Feb 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 European Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2018 Olympic Games 5000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 European Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2020/2021 World Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 World Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 European Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 World Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2017/2018 European Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 European Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 World Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 World Championships 5000m Relay4  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 European Championships 5000m Relay4  
    2020/2021 European Championships 5000m Relay4  
    2013/2014 European Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2011/2012 European Championships 5000m Relay8  
    2012/2013 World Championships 5000m Relay8  
    2017/2018 World Championships 5000m Relay8  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay10  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay11  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships Overall12  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships Overall12  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1500m13  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay13  
    2017/2018 World Championships 500m14  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1000m15  
    2018/2019 World Championships 500m16  
    2017/2018 European Championships Overall16  
    2017/2018 European Championships 500m19  
    2017/2018 World Championships Overall20  
    2018/2019 World Championships Overall20  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1500m20  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1000m20  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1000m25  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1500m26  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1500m28  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1000m29  
    2010/2011 World Championships Overall30  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m30  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall36  
    2010/2011 World Championships 500m40  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2015/2016 Shanghai 5000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 Montreal, QC 5000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 5000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m2  
    2014/2015 Montreal, QC 5000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 Dresden 5000m Relay2  
    2015/2016 Montreal, QC 5000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Dresden 5000m Relay3  
    2021/2022 Dordrecht 5000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Dresden 5000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 5000m Relay4  
    2018/2019 Almaty 500m5  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m6  
    2018/2019 Almaty 5000m Relay6  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 5000m Relay6  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m7  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m7  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay7  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay7  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m8  
    2018/2019 Almaty 2000m Relay8  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay8  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m8  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1500m9  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m9  
    2015/2016 Dresden 5000m Relay9  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m9  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m11  
    2010/2011 Dresden 5000m Relay11  
    2012/2013 Dresden 5000m Relay11  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m13  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m14  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m14  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m14  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m14  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1500m15  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m15  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m16  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1500m16  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m17  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m17  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m18  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m19  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m21  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1500m22  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m22  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m22  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1500m22  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m23  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m24  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 500m26  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m27  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 500m27  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m31  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m31  
    2012/2013 Dresden 500m33  
    2010/2011 Dresden 500m34  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1000m40  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1500m43  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 1500m43  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 1500m49  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1000m55  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 500m60  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 500m60  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 1000m66  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1000m73  
    2010/2011 World Cup Classification 1500m88  
    2010/2011 World Cup Classification 1000m88  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 500m89  
    2011/2012 World Cup Classification 1000m94  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1000m95  
    2011/2012 World Cup Classification 1500m97  
    2010/2011 World Cup Classification 500m105