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Ranya Ezzi

Sweden

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTSWE20412198401
NOCSweden
Born04 Dec 1984 in Lund 
GenderWomen
ResidenceMontreal, QC, CAN
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, French, Norwegian, Swedish
Higher educationBusiness Administration - Mid Sweden University: Sundsvall, SWE
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 45.758 11 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:32.823 07 Nov 2014 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:24.547 17 Oct 2008 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 5:25.562 21 Sep 2014 Malmö  
Social Media
Social Media
www.ranyaezzi.blogspot.com/  
www.facebook.com/ranyaezzi  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamMalmo City Skaters: Sweden  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport at age four in Malmo, Sweden.  
Reason for choosing this sportHer father's friend was one of the coaches at a local skating club in Malmo, Sweden.  
Name of coachGisle Tverland [national]; Jessica Hewitt, CAN, from 2016  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Facebook page, 12 Jan 2017)  
Hero / IdolCanadian short track skaters Marc Gagnon and Frederic Blackburn. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)  
Awards and honoursIn 2009 she won the Prince's Gold Pin, which is presented to the best skater in Sweden. (idrottonline.se, 2009)  
HobbiesShopping, spending time with friends. (Athlete, 12 Nov 2013)  
InjuriesShe began suffering from inflamed calf muscles in 2010. She was affected by the problem for the next six years. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)

In 2010 she suffered a foot injury at an event in Montreal, QC, Canada. (ranyaezzi.blogspot.com, 31 Jan 2011)
 
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing 12th in the 1500m at the 2009 World Cup event in Dresden, Germany. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHer coaches, and her family. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Have fun skating." (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2009/2010 European Championships Overall18  
    2013/2014 European Championships Overall18  
    2014/2015 European Championships Overall18  
    2006/2007 European Championships Overall19  
    2012/2013 European Championships Overall20  
    2007/2008 World Championships 1000m24  
    2006/2007 World Championships 1500m24  
    2007/2008 European Championships Overall25  
    2008/2009 European Championships Overall25  
    2016/2017 European Championships Overall26  
    2006/2007 World Championships 500m29  
    2006/2007 World Championships Overall29  
    2007/2008 World Championships Overall29  
    2007/2008 World Championships 1500m30  
    2006/2007 World Championships 1000m30  
    2008/2009 World Championships 1500m31  
    2007/2008 World Championships 500m31  
    2005/2006 European Championships Overall32  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1000m32  
    2015/2016 European Championships Overall32  
    2004/2005 European Championships Overall33  
    2009/2010 World Championships Overall34  
    2009/2010 World Championships 500m34  
    2008/2009 World Championships 1000m34  
    2008/2009 World Championships Overall35  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1500m35  
    2008/2009 World Championships 500m38  
    2002/2003 World Junior Championships Overall38  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2008/2009 Dresden 1500m12  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m20  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m22  
    2008/2009 Dresden 1000m28  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m28  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m30  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m32  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m32  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1500m33  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m33  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m33  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m33  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m34  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1000m34  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m35  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m40  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1500m40  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m42  
    2005/2006 World Cup Overall46  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1000m47  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m53  
    2007/2008 World Cup 1500m54  
    2006/2007 World Cup 1500m55  
    2009/2010 World Cup 500m56  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m58  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1000m58  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m61  
    2005/2006 World Cup 1500m63  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m64  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m66  
    2005/2006 World Cup 1000m66  
    2006/2007 World Cup 500m65  
    2005/2006 World Cup 500m67  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m71  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m73  
    2006/2007 World Cup 1000m75  
    2007/2008 World Cup 1000m75  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m79  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m83  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m90