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Denny Ihle


SportSpeed Skating
Born16 Dec 1984 in  Karl-Marx-Stadt
LanguagesEnglish, French, German
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.84 15 Nov 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:10.10 16 Nov 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:50.88 01 Mar 2015 Inzell  
    5000m 7:07.02 01 Feb 2003 Erfurt  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe lived close to an ice rink, and he followed his brother into the sport.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 1995 in Chemnitz, Germany.  
General Interest
General Interest
Famous relativesHis brother Nico represented Germany in speed skating at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (SportsDeskOnline, 03 Dec 2014)  
Other informationRETIREMENT
He retired from competitive speed skating in July 2020 to focus on coaching his brother Nico Ihle. (, 12 Jul 2020)
Most influential person in careerCoach Klaus Ebert. (Athlete, 14 Dec 2012)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"I am a winner." (Athlete, 14 Dec 2012)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint4  
    2016/2017 European Sprint Championships Overall15  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m22  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m22  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m23  
    2013/2014 World Sprint Championships Overall23  
    2011/2012 World Sprint Championships Overall30  
    2010/2011 World Sprint Championships Overall31  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 World Cup Nagano Team Sprint2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Stavanger Team Sprint3  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m29  
    2010/2011 World Cup 500m29  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m31  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m36  
    2006/2007 World Cup 100m38  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m45  
    2006/2007 World Cup 500m52  
    2006/2007 World Cup 1000m59