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Konrád Nagy

Hungary

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSHUN12603199201
NOCHungary
Born26 Mar 1992 in  Debrecen
GenderMen
ResidenceCalgary, AB, CAN
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, Hungarian
Higher educationElectrical Engineering - Obuda University: Budapest, HUN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.94 21 Oct 2017 Calgary  
    1000m 1:08.78 02 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:44.16 19 Mar 2017 Calgary  
    5000m 6:37.26 20 Oct 2017 Calgary  
    10000m 14:26.43 18 Dec 2013 Baselga di Piné  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/konrad.nagy  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachSzabolcs Szolosi [national], HUN; Todd McClements, CAN; Bart Schouten, NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up short track in 2006 in Debrecen, Hungary. He switched to speed skating ahead of the 2013/14 season.  
Club / TeamDebrecen Sportcentrum: Hungary  
Reason for choosing this sport"I wanted to compete at the Olympic Games, but short track was not an option - I wasn't good enough. I was always interested in long track so I made the switch."  
General Interest
General Interest
Awards and honoursHe was flag bearer for Hungary at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (olimpia.hu, 07 Feb 2018)  
Other informationFURTHER EDUCATION
He has studied technical management at the University of Debrecen in Hungary. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2019)
 
Famous relativesHis partner Andrea Keszler represented Hungary in short track at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Facebook profile, 07 Jun 2015; SportsDeskOnline, 03 Dec 2014)  
InjuriesIn April 2019 he sustained a posterior shoulder fracture and dislocation. The injury required surgery and he missed six months of action. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2019)

He required surgery on his left elbow after crashing at the 2009 World Junior Championships in Sherbrooke, QC, Canada. Four months later he broke the same elbow again and was out of action for six months. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)
 
Memorable sporting achievementServing as flag bearer for Hungary at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2019)  
Most influential person in careerHis father. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolSlovakian ice hockey player Zdeno Chara. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Remember the guy that gave up? Neither does anybody else." (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
HobbiesCycling, inline skating, hiking, snowboarding, reading. (mob.hu, 11 Jan 2014)  
Other sportsHe represented Hungary in short track at World Cup events between 2011 and 2013. (SportsDeskOnline, 02 Dec 2019; mob.hu, 11 Jan 2014)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2015/2016 European Championships Allround16  
    2014/2015 European Championships Allround16  
    2016/2017 European Allround Championships Allround19  
    2014/2015 World Allround Championships Allround21  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m21  
    2013/2014 European Championships Allround22  
    2014 Olympic Games 1500m26  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m29  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m27  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m32  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m35  
    2014/2015 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps40  
    2018/2019 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps41  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m44  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m49  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m51  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m62  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m63