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Lexi Burkholder

United States

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTUSA21010199501
NOCUnited States
Born10 Oct 1995
GenderWomen
ResidencePittsburgh, PA, USA
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish
Higher educationPenn State World Campus: United States
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 46.428 19 Aug 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:35.359 14 Feb 2016 Dordrecht  
    1500m 2:27.127 08 Feb 2015 Dresden  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/lexi.burkholder1  
twitter.com/Lexiburk95  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportShe became interested in the sport after watching an advert on television.  
Name of coachAlex Izykowski [national], USA  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating in 2006.  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolUS tennis player Andre Agassi. (teamusa.org, 2016)  
HobbiesTravelling, listening to music, drinking coffee, looking at pictures of cats. (teamusa.org, 2016)  
InjuriesShe tore her quadriceps muscle in 2011. She has also undergone knee surgery during her career. (washingtonpost.com, 17 Aug 2012)  
Superstitions / Rituals / BeliefsShe always picks up pennies if they are 'heads' up. (teamusa.org, 2016)  
Famous relativesHer father Alan has served as president of the Pittsburgh Speed Skating Club in the United States of America. (post-gazette.com, 10 Mar 2011)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Perfect practice makes perfect." (teamusa.org, 2016)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay11  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay12  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships Overall26  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall31  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships Overall36  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2014/2015 Dresden 3000m Relay6  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1000m24  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m27  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m27  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m33  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m67  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m67  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m81  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m83  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m88