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Daniel Zastrugov


SportShort Track
Born30 Jan 1996 in Sofia 
ResidenceSofia, BUL
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesBulgarian, English
Higher educationUniversity of National and World Economy: Sofia, BUL
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.668 29 Nov 2014 Graz  
    1000m 1:28.970 14 Dec 2014 Shanghai  
    1500m 2:24.817 04 Feb 2017 Dresden  
    3000m 5:14.867 27 Mar 2016 Sofia  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamIce Peak: Sofia, BUL  
Name of coachYuliyan Angelov [national], BUL  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2007 in Sofia, Bulgaria.  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesHe was injured for seven months after breaking his leg in January 2015. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2015)  
Memorable sporting achievementSkating a time of 1:28.97 in the 1000m at the 2015 World Cup event in Shanghai, China. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2015)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"My heart told me to."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerCoach Yuliyan Angelov, and Bulgarian short track speed skater Evgenia Radanova. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2015)  
Hero / IdolRussian short track speed skater Victor An, Korean short track speed skater Kwak Yoon-Gy. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2015)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2012/2013 European Championships 5000m Relay9  
    2014/2015 European Championships 5000m Relay10  
    2011/2012 European Championships 5000m Relay11  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay16  
    2013/2014 European Championships Overall38  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships Overall53  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships Overall67  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall72  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 Minsk 5000m Relay15  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay16  
    2012/2013 Dresden 5000m Relay16  
    2015/2016 Dresden 5000m Relay18  
    2016/2017 Dresden 5000m Relay18  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m37  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m38  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m40  
    2016/2017 Minsk 500m42  
    2012/2013 Dresden 500m44  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m44  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m46  
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m46  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m49  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m53  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 500m80  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 1000m80  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 1500m80  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 500m85  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 1500m94  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 500m111  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1000m111  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 500m115  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1500m119  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m125  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1000m127  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1000m136  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1500m138