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Alexandra Danneel


SportShort Track
Born02 Mar 1995 in Ostend 
ResidenceOstend, BEL
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesDutch, English, French
Higher educationPhysical Education - Catholic University of Leuven: Belgium
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 44.975 25 Jan 2020 Debrecen  
    1000m 1:33.900 06 Oct 2017 Dordrecht  
    1500m 2:31.903 05 Oct 2017 Dordrecht  
    3000m 5:35.670 21 Nov 2015 Bruges  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"My brother was encouraged to give it a try by Belgian short track skater Stijn Desmet so I just tagged along. Next thing I knew, I loved it and wanted to get better."  
Club / TeamBruges Shorttrack Club [BSC]: Belgium  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up short track at age 16 in Bruges, Belgium.  
Name of coachPieter Gysel [national]; Steven Peeters [national]  
General Interest
General Interest
Other informationFURTHER EDUCATION
She has studied for a master's degree in translation at the Catholic University of Leuven in Brussels, Belgium. (Athlete, 06 Feb 2020)
Other sportsShe has competed in roller speed skating for the Zwaantjes Roller Club Zandvoorde in Belgium. (Instagram profile, 20 Sep 2017;, 07 May 2016)  
Most influential person in careerBelgian short track skater Rino Vanhooren. (Athlete, 06 Feb 2020)  
Hero / IdolBelgian heptathlete Nafissatou Thiam. (Athlete, 06 Feb 2020)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 European Championships 1500m21  
    2019/2020 European Championships 500m22  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1000m25  
    2019/2020 European Championships Overall25  
    2018/2019 European Championships Overall27  
    2017/2018 European Championships 500m27  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1500m27  
    2018/2019 European Championships 500m29  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1000m30  
    2017/2018 European Championships Overall31  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1000m32  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1500m33  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 Dresden 2000m Relay10  
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay13  
    2019/2020 Dresden 500m25  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1000m35  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m38  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m42  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m56  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m58  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m61  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m77  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m77  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m79  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m107