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Petra Jászapáti


SportShort Track
Born31 Dec 1998 in Szeged 
ResidenceBudapest, HUN
LanguagesEnglish, German, Hungarian
Higher educationLanguage Studies - German - Eotvos Lorand University [ELTE]: Budapest, HUN
FamilyHusband Jack Burrows
Other namesPetra Burrows-Jaszapati
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 42.645 12 Feb 2023 Dordrecht  
    1000m 1:28.392 09 Feb 2022 Beijing  
    1500m 2:20.554 12 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 5:43.836 12 Oct 2014 Budapest  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Olympic Games
    2000m Relay     1  
World Championships
World Championships
    3000m Relay   1    
European Championships
European Championships
    1000m     1  
    3000m Relay   3 2  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamSzegedi Korcsolyazo Egyesulet [SZKE]: Hungary  
Name of coachNicholas Gooch [national], GBR  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze in the 2000m mixed relay at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Instagram profile, 21 Feb 2022)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"I loved the speed. First I did roller skating and short track but then I chose short track because of the Olympic Games."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer family. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up short track in 2008 in Szeged, Hungary.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Hard work always pays off." (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
Superstitions / Rituals / BeliefsShe always puts on her left skate first. (, 19 Jun 2021)  
InjuriesIllness caused her to withdraw from the 2023 National Championships in Budapest, Hungary, and the 2023 World Cup event in Montreal, QC, Canada. (Hungarian National Skating Association Facebook page, 06 Oct 2023;, 24 Sep 2023)

In June 2020 she sustained a minor hand injury after a collision with a bus during cycling training with the Hungarian short track team. (, 12 Jun 2020;, 11 Jun 2020)
Other sportsShe represented Hungary in track cycling at the 2022 European Championships in Munich, Germany. She also won three gold medals at the 2020 Hungarian National Track Cycling Championships. (SportsDeskOnline, 28 Oct 2022;, 21 Sep 2020)  
Other informationCYCLING
She decided to compete at the 2020 Hungarian National Track Cycling Championships and went on to win three gold medals at the event. "First I had to learn how to cycle on the track. Just like on the ice, you can't go across other riders, for example. Then, at 200 yards [to go], I had to learn what the situation was, how to finish the race and which line to take." (, 21 Sep 2020)
HobbiesHiking, photography. (, 19 Jun 2021)  
Famous relativesHer younger brother Peter has represented Hungary in short track, including at the 2022 World Championships in Montreal, QC, Canada. Her husband Jack Burrows represented Great Britain in short track at the European championships in 2017 and 2018. (SportsDeskOnline, 28 Oct 2022; Jack Burrows LinkedIn profile, 07 Oct 2022;, 05 Mar 2022)  
Awards and honoursIn March 2022 she received the Gold Cross of Merit of Hungary in recognition of her contribution to sport following her bronze medal at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. She had received the Silver Cross of Merit for her performance at the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang. (LinkedIn profile, 28 Jul 2022)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 World Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 European Championships 1000m3  
    2022 Olympic Games 2000m Relay3  
    2014/2015 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall4  
    2018 Olympic Games 3000m Relay4  
    2015/2016 European Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2022/2023 European Championships 1500m4  
    2019/2020 European Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2022/2023 European Championships 2000m Relay5  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2014/2015 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2022/2023 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 European Championships 1000m6  
    2016/2017 European Championships 1500m6  
    2021/2022 World Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m6  
    2018/2019 European Championships 500m6  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1000m6  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall6  
    2020/2021 World Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2017/2018 World Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2016/2017 European Championships 500m7  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1000m7  
    2022 Olympic Games 500m7  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1000m7  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall7  
    2021/2022 World Championships 500m8  
    2022 Olympic Games 1000m8  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1500m8  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1500m8  
    2018/2019 European Championships Overall9  
    2017/2018 European Championships 500m9  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1000m9  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay9  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1000m9  
    2016/2017 European Championships Overall9  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay10  
    2022/2023 European Championships 500m10  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m10  
    2020/2021 World Championships Overall10  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1500m11  
    2022/2023 World Championships 500m11  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1500m11  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1500m11  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1500m11  
    2016/2017 World Championships Overall11  
    2021/2022 World Championships Overall12  
    2023/2024 World Championships 3000m Relay12  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m13  
    2020/2021 World Championships 500m13  
    2017/2018 European Championships Overall13  
    2015/2016 European Championships Overall13  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1000m14  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1000m15  
    2019/2020 European Championships Overall15  
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m16  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1000m17  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall17  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1500m17  
    2018/2019 World Championships Overall18  
    2018/2019 World Championships 500m18  
    2015/2016 World Championships 500m18  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1000m19  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1000m19  
    2019/2020 European Championships 500m19  
    2014/2015 World Championships 500m20  
    2017/2018 World Championships Overall21  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1000m21  
    2014/2015 World Championships Overall22  
    2022 Olympic Games 1500m22  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1500m22  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall22  
    2015/2016 World Championships Overall23  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m24  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1500m24  
    2014/2015 European Championships Overall30  
    2017/2018 World Championships 500m34  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Almaty 500m1  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 Dresden 2000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 Dresden 3000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 Dordrecht 3000m Relay2  
    2021/2022 Dordrecht 2000m Relay2  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1000m3  
    2022/2023 Almaty 3000m Relay3  
    2021/2022 Nagoya 2000m Relay3  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m3  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m3  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m4  
    2022/2023 Almaty 2000m Relay4  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m5  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m5  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 Dresden 3000m Relay5  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 3000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 3000m Relay5  
    2022/2023 Almaty 3000m Relay5  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m5  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m6  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 3000m Relay6  
    2022/2023 Dresden 3000m Relay7  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m7  
    2019/2020 Dresden 500m7  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay7  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay7  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1500m7  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m8  
    2022/2023 Almaty 2000m Relay8  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1000m8  
    2018/2019 Almaty 2000m Relay8  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay8  
    2022/2023 Dresden 2000m Relay8  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m8  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 3000m Relay8  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m8  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m8  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m9  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m10  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay10  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 2000m Relay10  
    2019/2020 Dresden 3000m Relay10  
    2014/2015 Dresden 3000m Relay11  
    2018/2019 Dresden 3000m Relay11  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m11  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m11  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m12  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m12  
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m13  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m13  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m13  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1000m14  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m14  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m15  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 500m16  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m17  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 500m17  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m17  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1500m17  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m17  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m17  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m18  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m18  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1500m20  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1500m20  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 500m20  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m20  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m20  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 500m20  
    2022/2023 Dresden 500m20  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1000m20  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m21  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1000m24  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification Overall24  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m24  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1000m27  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 500m30  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m32  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 500m33  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1500m34  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1500m40  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m40  
    2014/2015 Dresden 500m40  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1000m42  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 500m52  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1500m56  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m70  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1000m71