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Roberts Kruzbergs

Latvia

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTLAT11804200101
NOCLatvia
Born18 Apr 2001 in Ventspils 
GenderMen
ResidenceJelgava, LAT
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, Latvian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.611 25 Jan 2020 Debrecen  
    1000m 1:25.247 16 Feb 2020 Dordrecht  
    1500m 2:13.366 12 Jan 2019 Dordrecht  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamVentspils Training Centre: Latvia  
Reason for choosing this sportHe and his brother were encouraged to take up the sport by a short track coach.  
Name of coachEvita Krievane, LAT  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up short track in 2006 in Ventspils, Latvia.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerLatvian national short track team leader Stuart Horsepool. (Athlete, 01 Feb 2017)  
Hero / IdolLatvian short track skater Jekabs Saulitis. (Athlete, 01 Feb 2017)  
Famous relativesHis older brother Karlis has also competed in short track. (sportacentrs.com, 30 Sep 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Stay calm and skate." (Athlete, 01 Feb 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 World Junior Championships 1500m5  
    2018/2019 European Championships 5000m Relay7  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1000m8  
    2019/2020 World Junior Championships 1000m10  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay12  
    2019/2020 European Championships Overall12  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1000m13  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1500m15  
    2019/2020 World Junior Championships 500m16  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1500m16  
    2019/2020 European Championships 500m16  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1000m17  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall19  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1000m21  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 500m23  
    2018/2019 World Championships Overall27  
    2018/2019 European Championships Overall30  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1500m30  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1500m36  
    2018/2019 World Championships 500m37  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall42  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall87  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Dresden 5000m Relay11  
    2016/2017 Dresden 5000m Relay12  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 5000m Relay13  
    2019/2020 Dresden 5000m Relay17  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1500m18  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m24  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m28  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m32  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m33  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m35  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m36  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m38  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m41  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m43  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m84  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m87  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m88  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m109  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m118