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Peter Murphy


SportShort Track
Born24 Mar 2000
LanguagesEnglish, German, Luxembourgish
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 42.656 02 Nov 2018 Calgary  
    1000m 1:26.871 04 Nov 2018 Calgary  
    1500m 2:17.930 10 Nov 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"I often went ice skating with my family. My sister and I had the opportunity to try short track and we both enjoyed it and eventually started to compete."  
Name of coachGregory Durand [national], FRA  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began practising the sport in 2010.  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesHe missed most of the 2015/16 season after sustaining a back injury. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold and silver at the 2017 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival in Erzurum, Turkey. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019; SportsDeskOnline, 05 Dec 2019)  
Famous relativesHis sister Caroline has represented Luxembourg in short track, and made her World Cup debut in 2018. (SportsDeskOnline, 04 Feb 2021;, 28 Jan 2019)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Gregory Durand. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Hero / IdolEnglish footballer Frank Lampard. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Awards and honoursIn 2017 he was named Young Sportsman of the Year at the Luxembourg Sports Press Awards ceremony. (, 19 Dec 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Fall down, get up." (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (, 05 Dec 2020)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1000m27  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1000m31  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1500m32  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 500m34  
    2019/2020 European Championships 500m35  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1500m37  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1000m37  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1500m38  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1000m38  
    2020/2021 World Championships Overall39  
    2020/2021 European Championships 500m39  
    2019/2020 European Championships Overall40  
    2020/2021 World Championships 500m41  
    2020/2021 European Championships Overall41  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1500m66  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall85  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m30  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1500m33  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m35  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1000m36  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m37  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m39  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m39  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m40  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m42  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1000m54  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m82  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m91  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m97  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m98  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m99  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m100  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m103  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m104  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m120