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Konrád Nagy

Hungary

SportShort Track
NOCHungary
Born26 Mar 1992 in Debrecen 
GenderMen
ResidenceCalgary, AB, CAN
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, Hungarian
Higher educationElectrical Engineering - Obuda University: Budapest, HUN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.881 28 Oct 2011 Saguenay  
    1000m 1:27.892 21 Oct 2012 Calgary  
    1500m 2:15.287 19 Oct 2012 Calgary  
    3000m 5:29.586 14 Mar 2010 Budapest  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/konrad.nagy  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachSzabolcs Szolosi [national], HUN; Todd McClements, CAN; Bart Schouten, NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up short track in 2006 in Debrecen, Hungary. He switched to speed skating ahead of the 2013/14 season.  
Club / TeamDebrecen Sportcentrum: Hungary  
Reason for choosing this sport"I wanted to compete at the Olympic Games, but short track was not an option - I wasn't good enough. I was always interested in long track so I made the switch."  
General Interest
General Interest
Awards and honoursHe was flag bearer for Hungary at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (olimpia.hu, 07 Feb 2018)  
Other informationFURTHER EDUCATION
He has studied technical management at the University of Debrecen in Hungary. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2019)
 
Famous relativesHis partner Andrea Keszler represented Hungary in short track at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Facebook profile, 07 Jun 2015; SportsDeskOnline, 03 Dec 2014)  
InjuriesIn April 2019 he fell while cycling and sustained a posterior shoulder fracture and dislocation. The injury required surgery and he was out of action for six months. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2019; hunskate.hu, 18 Sep 2019)

He required surgery on his left elbow after crashing at the 2009 World Junior Championships in Sherbrooke, QC, Canada. Four months later he broke the same elbow again and was out of action for six months. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)
 
Memorable sporting achievementServing as flag bearer for Hungary at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2019)  
Most influential person in careerHis father. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolSlovakian ice hockey player Zdeno Chara. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Remember the guy that gave up? Neither does anybody else." (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
HobbiesCycling, inline skating, hiking, snowboarding, reading. (mob.hu, 11 Jan 2014)  
Other sportsHe represented Hungary in short track at World Cup events between 2011 and 2013. (SportsDeskOnline, 02 Dec 2019; mob.hu, 11 Jan 2014)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2008/2009 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay10  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships Overall30  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m57  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m66  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m68  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m89  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m90