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Gabriele Hirschbichler

Germany

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSGER22612198301
NOCGermany
Born26 Dec 1983 in  Traunstein
GenderWomen
ResidenceInzell, GER
OccupationAthlete, Serves in the Army
LanguagesEnglish, German
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.31 26 Feb 2017 Calgary  
    1000m 1:14.49 26 Feb 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:54.67 09 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 4:14.73 21 Jan 2018 Erfurt  
    5000m 7:48.93 30 Dec 2014 Inzell  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps     1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/gabi.hirschbichler  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamDEC Frillensee Inzell: Germany  
Reason for choosing this sportHer father and her cousins were all involved in the sport.  
Name of coachDanny Leger [club], GER  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport at age eight in Inzell, Germany.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer family and friends. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolGerman speed skater Anni Friesinger-Postma, US speed skater Bonnie Blair. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementPlacing 20th in the 1000m at the 2011 World Single Distances Championships in Inzell, Germany, and competing at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018)  
Famous relativesHer younger brother Hubert has represented Germany in speed skating. He finished 19th in the mass start at the 2015 World Cup event in Calgary, AB, Canada. (SportsDeskOnline, 14 Dec 2015; rosenheim24.de, 06 Feb 2012)  
NicknamesGabi (Facebook profile, 29 Oct 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 World Allround Championships 500m2  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps4  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps4  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1500m5  
    2018 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 6 Laps6  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 500m8  
    2016/2017 European Sprint Championships Overall9  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1000m9  
    2017/2018 World Sprint Championships Overall10  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m12  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 1000m14  
    2016/2017 World Sprint Championships Overall14  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 1500m14  
    2015/2016 World Sprint Championships Overall14  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m15  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 1000m17  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 1000m17  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 1500m17  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 1000m17  
    2017/2018 World Allround Championships Allround18  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships 1500m20  
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships 1000m20  
    2010/2011 World Sprint Championships Overall20  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships 1000m21  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 1500m21  
    2014 Olympic Games 1000m26  
    2014 Olympic Games 1500m30  
    2014 Olympic Games 2 x 500m34  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup Calgary, AB Team Pursuit 6 Laps2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 6 Laps2  
    2007/2008 World Cup Inzell 100m3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Minsk Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Obihiro Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m10  
    2005/2006 World Cup 100m11  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m14  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m15  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m16  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m17  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m18  
    2007/2008 World Cup 100m18  
    2008/2009 World Cup 100m19  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m21  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m23  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m24  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m24  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m25  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m26  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m30  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1000m31  
    2005/2006 World Cup 500m31  
    2010/2011 World Cup 500m33  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m34  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m34  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1000m35  
    2014/2015 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps34  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m36  
    2012/2013 World Cup Mass Start 15 Laps38  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m39  
    2006/2007 World Cup 500m38  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m41  
    2009/2010 World Cup 500m42  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m45  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m45  
    2008/2009 World Cup 500m45  
    2007/2008 World Cup 500m47  
    2007/2008 World Cup 1000m47  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m48  
    2017/2018 World Cup 3000/5000m48