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Paul Herrmann


SportShort Track
Born16 Nov 1985 in Dresden 
ResidenceDresden, GER
OccupationAthlete, Police Officer
LanguagesEnglish, German
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.579 19 Oct 2008 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:25.231 19 Jan 2014 Dresden  
    1500m 2:12.872 14 Feb 2009 Dresden  
    3000m 4:50.341 24 Jan 2010 Dresden  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Championships
World Championships
    5000m Relay   1 1  
European Championships
European Championships
    5000m Relay 2 2 2  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamEV Dresden: Germany  
Reason for choosing this sportHe says he was too small for ice hockey, so he gave speed skating a try. His mother had been involved in the sport and knew some coaches, and she encouraged him to start skating.  
Name of coachMichael Kooreman  
Coach from what year?2011  
Coach from which country?United States  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began short track in 1996 in Dresden, Germany.  
International Debut
International Debut
Competing forGermany  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesRelaxing, cycling. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2013)  
Memorable sporting achievementClaiming the silver medal in the 5000m relay at the 2011 World Championships in Sheffield, England.(Athlete, 09 Dec 2012)  
Most influential person in careerHis family and girlfriend. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2013)  
Hero / IdolCanadian ice hockey player Wayne Gretzky, Italian Moto GP rider Valentino Rossi and German weightlifter Matthias Steiner. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2013)  
NicknamesBlue (, 15 Dec 2009)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2006/2007 European Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2009/2010 European Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2010/2011 World Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2013/2014 European Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2009/2010 World Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2011/2012 European Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2008/2009 World Championships 5000m Relay4  
    2010/2011 European Championships 5000m Relay4  
    2007/2008 European Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2008/2009 European Championships 5000m Relay6  
    2006/2007 World Championships 5000m Relay6  
    2012/2013 European Championships 5000m Relay6  
    2009/2010 European Championships Overall7  
    2010 Olympic Games 5000m Relay7  
    2011/2012 European Championships Overall8  
    2003/2004 World Junior Championships Overall9  
    2010/2011 European Championships Overall10  
    2012/2013 European Championships Overall10  
    2004/2005 World Junior Championships 2000m Relay10  
    2007/2008 European Championships Overall11  
    2008/2009 European Championships Overall12  
    2010/2011 World Championships 500m12  
    2004/2005 World Junior Championships Overall14  
    2009/2010 World Championships 500m14  
    2009/2010 World Championships Overall15  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1500m15  
    2007/2008 World Championships 1500m16  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1000m16  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1000m16  
    2010/2011 World Championships Overall17  
    2013/2014 European Championships Overall17  
    2007/2008 World Championships Overall18  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1500m19  
    2007/2008 World Championships 500m20  
    2006/2007 European Championships Overall21  
    2012/2013 World Championships 1500m21  
    2010 Olympic Games 1000m22  
    2008/2009 World Championships 1500m23  
    2008/2009 World Championships Overall24  
    2007/2008 World Championships 1000m25  
    2012/2013 World Championships 1000m25  
    2012/2013 World Championships Overall25  
    2002/2003 World Junior Championships Overall27  
    2008/2009 World Championships 1000m28  
    2008/2009 World Championships 500m30  
    2012/2013 World Championships 500m31  
    2010 Olympic Games 1500m32  
    2013/2014 World Championships 1000m32  
    2013/2014 World Championships Overall33  
    2013/2014 World Championships 500m34  
    2013/2014 World Championships 1500m34  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2010/2011 Dresden 5000m Relay1  
    2006/2007 World Cup Heerenveen 5000m Relay2  
    2008/2009 World Cup Sofia 5000m Relay3  
    2008/2009 Dresden 5000m Relay3  
    2006/2007 World Cup Montreal, QC 5000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 Dresden 5000m Relay4  
    2008/2009 Dresden 1500m10  
    2006/2007 World Cup 1500m11  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m12  
    2006/2007 World Cup 1000m12  
    2008/2009 Dresden 1000m13  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1000m20  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1000m25  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m25  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1500m27  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1500m28  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m33  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m33  
    2008/2009 World Cup 500m36  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m36  
    2007/2008 World Cup 1500m37  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m39  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m39  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m40  
    2004/2005 World Cup 1500m43  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m44  
    2007/2008 World Cup 1000m44  
    2007/2008 World Cup 500m46  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m56  
    2009/2010 World Cup 500m59  
    2010/2011 World Cup 500m65  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m66  
    2003/2004 World Cup 1500m69  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m98