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Bence Olah


SportShort Track
Born26 Mar 1992 in Szeged 
ResidenceBudapest, HUN
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, French, Hungarian
Higher educationMedicine - Semmelweis University: Budapest, HUN
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.728 05 Nov 2016 Calgary  
    1000m 1:23.991 12 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:17.465 18 Feb 2011 Dresden  
    1500m 2:15.060 13 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 5:15.303 30 Dec 2011 Budapest  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
European Championships
European Championships
    5000m Relay   1    
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachAkos Banhidi [national]; Lina Zhang [national]  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up short track in 2001 in Szeged, Hungary.  
Reason for choosing this sport"I like the speed and excitement."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis mother and his grandmother. (Athlete, 13 Jan 2017)  
Hero / IdolSwiss tennis player Roger Federer, French footballer Eric Cantona, Italian footballer Mario Balotelli. (Athlete, 12 Feb 2016; 13 Jan 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning silver in the 5000m relay at the 2016 European Championships in Sochi, Russian Federation, and claiming gold in the 5000m relay at the 2013 World University Winter Games in Trentino, Italy. (Athlete, 13 Jan 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Just do it." (Athlete, 12 Feb 2016)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2015/2016 European Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 European Championships 5000m Relay4  
    2013/2014 European Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2008/2009 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2010/2011 European Championships 5000m Relay6  
    2007/2008 World Junior Championships 2000m Relay9  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay10  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay11  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1500m24  
    2010/2011 European Championships Overall24  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1500m25  
    2009/2010 World Championships Overall30  
    2010/2011 World Championships Overall31  
    2009/2010 World Championships 500m32  
    2010/2011 World Championships 500m32  
    2011/2012 World Championships 1000m32  
    2011/2012 World Championships 500m33  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1000m35  
    2011/2012 World Championships Overall35  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships Overall36  
    2011/2012 World Championships 1500m41  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1000m44  
    2008/2009 World Junior Championships Overall44  
    2007/2008 World Junior Championships Overall59  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships Overall61  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay7  
    2015/2016 Dresden 5000m Relay9  
    2010/2011 Dresden 5000m Relay11  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m15  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m21  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1000m22  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1000m23  
    2010/2011 Dresden 500m26  
    2008/2009 Dresden 500m27  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1000m27  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1000m28  
    2010/2011 Dresden 1500m29  
    2012/2013 Dresden 500m34  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m34  
    2008/2009 Dresden 1500m35  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1000m35  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m41  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m41  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m42  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1000m43  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m47  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m48  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m56  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m58  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m61  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m77  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m79  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m83  
    2008/2009 World Cup 500m86  
    2010/2011 World Cup 500m87  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m90  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1500m94  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m99  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m124