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Nico Ihle

Germany

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSGER10212198501
NOCGermany
Born02 Dec 1985 in  Karl-Marx-Stadt
GenderMen
Marital statusMarried
FamilyWife Anni, daughters Emma and Maxi
ResidenceLichtenstein, GER
OccupationArmy, Athlete
LanguagesEnglish
Higher educationSport Management
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.35 08 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:07.16 25 Feb 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:54.02 14 Oct 2007 Berlin  
    5000m 7:11.88 29 Jan 2005 Erfurt  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    500m   1    
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    1000m     1  
European Sprint Championships
Event  
European Sprint Championships
    Overall     1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.nicoihle.com/  
www.facebook.com/nico.ihle  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamChemnitzer Skater Gemeinschaft [CSG]: Germany  
Name of coachKlaus Ebert [national], GER; Jan van Veen [national], NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 1995 in Chemnitz, Germany.  
Reason for choosing this sportOne of his classmates at school was skating, so Ihle followed him into the sport.  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolCanadian speed skater Jeremy Wotherspoon. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2013)  
Superstitions / Rituals / BeliefsHe always puts his right skate on first. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2013)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (sachsen-fernsehen.de, 05 Apr 2017)  
HobbiesSpending time with family, cinema, travel. (nicoihle.de, 29 Oct 2014)  
Famous relativesHis brother Denny has represented Germany in speed skating and competed at the 2014 World Sprint Championships in Nagano, Japan. (SportsDeskOnline, 19 Jan 2014; Athlete, 05 Dec 2013)  
InjuriesIn 2011 he was affected by inflammation to the pubic bone. The injury troubled him for about a year. (Athlete, 11 Feb 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze in the sprint combination at the 2017 European Championships in Heerenveen, Netherlands, and finishing fourth in the 1000m at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 11 Feb 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Never give up. No retreat, no surrender." (Athlete, 11 Feb 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 500m2  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1000m3  
    2016/2017 European Sprint Championships Overall3  
    2015/2016 World Sprint Championships Overall4  
    2017/2018 World Sprint Championships Overall4  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 500m4  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 1000m4  
    2014 Olympic Games 1000m4  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 1000m7  
    2014 Olympic Games 2 x 500m8  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m8  
    2016/2017 World Sprint Championships Overall8  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m8  
    2012/2013 World Sprint Championships Overall10  
    2010/2011 World Sprint Championships Overall10  
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m13  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m13  
    2009/2010 World Sprint Championships Overall13  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 1000m15  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m15  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 1000m15  
    2010 Olympic Games 2 x 500m18  
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships 1000m18  
    2008/2009 World Sprint Championships Overall21  
    2007/2008 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m22  
    2007/2008 World Sprint Championships Overall25  
    2010 Olympic Games 1000m25  
    2014/2015 World Sprint Championships Overall29  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 World Cup Nagano 500m1  
    2016/2017 World Cup Berlin 500m1  
    2014/2015 World Cup Berlin 1000m1  
    2016/2017 World Cup Berlin Qualification Combination Sprint2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Nagano Team Sprint2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Heerenveen 500m2  
    2013/2014 World Cup Inzell 500m2  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m3  
    2016/2017 World Cup Stavanger Team Sprint3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Inzell 500m3  
    2016/2017 World Cup Stavanger 1000m3  
    2016/2017 World Cup Berlin 1000m3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Heerenveen 500m3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Heerenveen 1000m3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Heerenveen 500m3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Erfurt 1000m3  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m5  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m5  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m7  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m8  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m9  
    2014/2015 World Cup Overall9  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m10  
    2016/2017 World Cup Overall10  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m11  
    2010/2011 World Cup 500m11  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m13  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m15  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m17  
    2009/2010 World Cup 500m19  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1000m20  
    2017/2018 World Cup Overall21  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m24  
    2013/2014 World Cup Overall24  
    2008/2009 World Cup 500m29  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m29  
    2006/2007 World Cup 500m32  
    2008/2009 World Cup 100m33  
    2007/2008 World Cup 500m35  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1000m36  
    2007/2008 World Cup 100m39  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m42  
    2006/2007 World Cup 100m38  
    2012/2013 World Cup Overall42  
    2006/2007 World Cup 1000m47  
    2005/2006 World Cup 500m50