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Magnus Bakken Haugli

Norway

SportSpeed Skating
NOCNorway
Born01 May 1998
GenderMen
ResidenceJevnaker, NOR
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Norwegian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.36 16 Mar 2017 Calgary  
    1000m 1:12.24 18 Mar 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:47.78 04 Mar 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 6:34.81 17 Mar 2017 Calgary  
    10000m 14:22.92 14 Jan 2018 Jevnaker  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps     1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/magnus.bakkenhaugli  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"It was a natural choice for me because my grandfather was very good in speed skating, and also my two cousins Maren and Sverre. It gave me a lot of motivation. However, I was first mostly interested in football and then I tried to find something to do in winter."  
Club / TeamJevnaker IF Skoyter: Norway  
Name of coachKnut Andreas Ramsrud [club], NOR; Camilla Farestveit [national]  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesFootball, spending time with friends. (skoyter-15-46-6.origo.no, 07 Oct 2015)  
Famous relativesHis grandfather Sverre Ingold Haugli won a bronze medal in the 5000m at the 1952 Olympic Winter Games in Oslo. His cousins Maren and Sverre Haugli have also represented Norway in speed skating at the Olympic Winter Games. His older sister Marie Bakken Haugli is a speed skater. (skoyter-15-46-6.origo.no, 07 Oct 2015; hadeland.no, 20 Jul 2017)  
Hero / IdolNorwegian speed skaters Maren Haugli, Sverre Haugli and Sverre Lunde Pedersen. (skoyter-15-46-6.origo.no, 07 Oct 2015)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the Olympic Winter Games. (skoyter-15-46-6.origo.no, 07 Oct 2015)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"There is nothing so delicious like reaching your goal and seeing that you have been persistent enough to do it."(skoyter-15-46-6.origo.no, 07 Oct 2015)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps4  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 5000m12  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1500m14