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Matthias Wolfgang

Austria

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTAUT12510199601
NOCAustria
Born25 Oct 1996 in Vienna 
GenderMen
ResidenceVienna, AUT
OccupationStudent
LanguagesEnglish, German
Higher educationChemistry - University of Vienna: Austria
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 44.483 11 Dec 2016 Shanghai  
    1000m 1:31.473 04 Mar 2017 Munich  
    1500m 2:19.528 12 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 5:50.475 02 Oct 2016 Weiz  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/matthias.wolfgang.5  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"There was a summer speed skating course and my mother thought it would suit me as an avid ice skater. I stuck with it."  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2007 in Vienna, Austria.  
Club / TeamERC Wien: Austria  
Name of coachBenjamin Koch [club], AUT; Ivan Pandov [national], BUL  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementBecoming national champion in Austria. (Athlete, 03 Nov 2018)  
HobbiesRelaxing at home. (austrian-ice-racers.com, 08 Nov 2016)  
Hero / IdolAustrian alpine skier Marcel Hirscher. (Athlete, 07 Feb 2020)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Just keep going." (Athlete, 07 Feb 2020)  
InjuriesIn 2017 he sustained a collapsed lung and broke five ribs. His injuries kept him out of action for six months. (Athlete, 07 Feb 2020, 03 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay18  
    2016/2017 European Championships 500m35  
    2016/2017 European Championships 1000m38  
    2016/2017 European Championships 1500m40  
    2016/2017 European Championships Overall41  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall74  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall76  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships Overall79  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall90  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 Minsk 5000m Relay16  
    2019/2020 Dresden 5000m Relay18  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m33  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m36  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m36  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m38  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m38  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m39  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m39  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m39  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m40  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m40  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m41  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m42  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m44  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m45  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1500m47  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1000m49  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m49  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1000m53  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1500m56  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m69  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 500m70  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m90  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m92  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m93  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m94  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m94  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m99  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m107  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m107  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m113  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m115  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m148