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John-Henry Krueger

United States

SportShort Track
NOCUnited States
Born27 Mar 1995 in Pittsburgh, PA 
ResidenceHeerenveen, NED
LanguagesEnglish, Korean
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.588 21 Oct 2012 Calgary  
    1000m 1:23.714 12 Nov 2017 Shanghai  
    1500m 2:11.501 05 Nov 2016 Calgary  
    3000m 4:59.280 18 Jan 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Olympic Games
    1000m   1    
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay     1  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachAnthony Barthell [national], USA; Nam Kyu Zo [personal]  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating in 2000 at Pittsburgh Speedskating Club in Pennsylvania, United States of America.  
Reason for choosing this sport"I liked racing and going fast."  
Club / TeamKorean National Sport University: Seoul, KOR  
Training RegimeHe usually trains for six to eight hours per day.  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesHe withdrew during the US trials for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi after contracting swine flu. (, 10 Nov 2014)  
Hero / IdolIrish mixed martial artist Conor McGregor. (Athlete, 02 Feb 2017)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (, 06 Oct 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Your body is built to work. Never doubt its ability to work through pain." (, 13 Aug 2013)  
NicknamesYuehan (Facebook profile, 20 Nov 2014)  
Superstitions / Rituals / BeliefsHe puts his right skate on before his left. (, 06 Nov 2014)  
Famous relativesHis older brother Cole has competed for United States of America in short track at international level, but has switched to represent Hungary. (, 06 Oct 2017;, 10 Mar 2017; SportsDeskOnline, 13 Mar 2016)  
HobbiesListening to music. (, 06 Oct 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing on the podium at World Cup events. (Athlete, 02 Feb 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m2  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships Overall4  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2018 Olympic Games 5000m Relay5  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2017/2018 World Championships 5000m Relay6  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1000m7  
    2015/2016 World Championships 5000m Relay7  
    2016/2017 World Championships 5000m Relay7  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2014/2015 World Championships 5000m Relay8  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1500m10  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1500m10  
    2017/2018 World Championships 500m11  
    2015/2016 World Championships Overall13  
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m15  
    2017/2018 World Championships Overall17  
    2015/2016 World Championships 500m17  
    2014/2015 World Championships 500m17  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1000m17  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m19  
    2014/2015 World Championships Overall22  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1500m23  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships Overall24  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m25  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall30  
    2016/2017 World Championships Overall44  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships Overall48  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1000m54  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m55  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2014/2015 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 500m1  
    2013/2014 World Cup Kolomna 5000m Relay1  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 5000m Relay1  
    2013/2014 World Cup Shanghai 5000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Moscow 1500m2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Shanghai 500m2  
    2013/2014 World Cup Turin 1500m2  
    2013/2014 World Cup Seoul 5000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Shanghai 1500m3  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m3  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 5000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Calgary, AB 500m3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 Dresden 5000m Relay3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Montreal, QC 500m3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Seoul 5000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Montreal, QC 5000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m4  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m4  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m4  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m4  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay5  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m5  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m5  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1500m5  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m6  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m6  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m7  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m9  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m9  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m10  
    2016/2017 Minsk 5000m Relay10  
    2014/2015 Dresden 5000m Relay10  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m11  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 500m11  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m11  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay11  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m12  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 5000m Relay12  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m12  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m12  
    2016/2017 Minsk 500m13  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m16  
    2016/2017 Dresden 5000m Relay17  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m18  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m18  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1500m19  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m20  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m20  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1000m22  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m23  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m25  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m28  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m30  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m35  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m39  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m50  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m51  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m51