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Billy Simms

Great Britain

SportShort Track
NOCGreat Britain
Born21 Jul 1993 in Solihull 
ResidenceNottingham, ENG
Higher educationSports Science - Henley-in-Arden Sports College: England
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.725 05 Nov 2016 Calgary  
    1000m 1:25.808 12 Nov 2017 Shanghai  
    1500m 2:16.480 11 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 5:09.833 04 Jan 2015 Nottingham  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolBritish boxer Anthony Joshua. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachLee Seung-Jae [national], KOR  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age eight at Solihull Ice Rink in England.  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamMohawks Ice Racing Club: Solihull, ENG  
Reason for choosing this sport"It was something new and exciting. I was never going to be the next David Beckham."  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Be the best version of yourself." (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesHe underwent hip surgery in 2018. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)

He was sidelined for six weeks in 2011 after he broke his right ankle in Munich, Germany. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)
Memorable sporting achievementRepresenting Great Britain in short track for the first time. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)  
Most influential person in careerHis grandfather and his mother. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)  
HobbiesSupporting English football club Birmingham City. (, 06 Mar 2016)  
Other informationEDUCATION
He has also studied sport performance and excellence at Loughborough College in England. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2014/2015 European Championships 5000m Relay6  
    2014/2015 World Championships 5000m Relay6  
    2016/2017 European Championships 5000m Relay6  
    2018/2019 European Championships 5000m Relay8  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay11  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay12  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships Overall20  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships Overall24  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships Overall53  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2014/2015 Montreal, QC 5000m Relay3  
    2014/2015 Dresden 5000m Relay6  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 5000m Relay8  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 5000m Relay10  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 5000m Relay10  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay11  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 5000m Relay11  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay12  
    2016/2017 Dresden 5000m Relay13  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m19  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m23  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m24  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 500m25  
    2016/2017 Minsk 500m27  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m29  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m29  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1000m31  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1000m31  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1000m33  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m33  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1000m33  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m33  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m34  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1000m36  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m38  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m40  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1000m40  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 500m40  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m42  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m44  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m44  
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m49  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m53  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m54  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 500m57  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m77  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1500m78  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1500m78  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1000m80  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 500m81  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m87  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m87  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1000m89  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1000m92  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1500m93  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 500m95  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 500m99  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 1500m102  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m109  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m116  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 1000m116