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Jack Burrows

Great Britain

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTGBR11907199701
NOCGreat Britain
Born19 Jul 1997 in Nottingham 
GenderMen
ResidenceNottingham, ENG
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish
Higher educationSports Science - Loughborough College: England
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.629 16 Nov 2017 Seoul  
    1000m 1:27.377 09 Sep 2017 Heerenveen  
    1500m 2:19.470 09 Nov 2014 Bormio  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/jack.s.burrows.9  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamNottingham Ice Racing Club: England  
Reason for choosing this sport"I'm a speed freak so short track is the perfect sport for me."  
Name of coachPaul Worth [national], GBR  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up short track at age 11 at Nottingham National Ice Centre in England.  
General Interest
General Interest
NicknamesSpeedy B (Facebook profile, 15 Jan 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Make training hard so racing doesn't have to be." (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)  
Most influential person in careerBritish short track skater Elise Christie. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolBritish distance runner Mo Farah. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesHe fractured his pelvis in 2015. (Athlete, 13 Jan 2017)

He tore his hamstring in 2015 and was out of action for nine months. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)

He tore his hip flexor in 2013 and missed eight months. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)

He tore a tendon in his ankle in 2011. (Athlete, 13 Jan 2017)
 
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 3000m mixed relay at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)  
Famous relativesHis father played professional football for English club Norwich City. (Athlete, 13 Jan 2017; gbshorttrack.org, 2014)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 European Championships 5000m Relay6  
    2018/2019 European Championships 5000m Relay8  
    2017/2018 European Championships 5000m Relay10  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall15  
    2017/2018 European Championships 500m21  
    2017/2018 European Championships Overall27  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1000m32  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1500m33  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall42  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay9  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 5000m Relay10  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay11  
    2016/2017 Minsk 500m26  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m30  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1000m31  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m31  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m38  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m40  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 500m43  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m48  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m54  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m57  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m58  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m66  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m77  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m80  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m86  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m112  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m139  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m146