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Szymon Palka

Poland

SportSpeed Skating
NOCPoland
Born14 Mar 1997 in  Zakopane
GenderMen
ResidenceZakopane, POL
OccupationSports Teacher
LanguagesEnglish, Polish
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.98 02 Mar 2018 Inzell  
    1500m 1:51.84 15 Oct 2017 Inzell  
    5000m 6:42.74 06 Oct 2018 Inzell  
    10000m 14:09.24 28 Oct 2018 Tomaszw Mazowiecki  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachWitold Mazur [national], POL; Tristan Loy [national], FRA  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began speed skating in 2008 in Zakopane, Poland.  
Club / TeamGKS Stoczniowiec Gdansk: Poland  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerPolish speed skater Karolina Gasecka. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolPolish speed skater Zbigniew Brodka. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"No pain, no gain." (Athlete, 16 Nov 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps6  
    2018/2019 European Allround Championships Allround15  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 5000m16