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Linus Heidegger

Austria

SportSpeed Skating
NOCAustria
Born23 Aug 1995 in  Innsbruck
GenderMen
ResidenceInnsbruck, AUT
OccupationAthlete, Serves in the Army
LanguagesEnglish, German
Higher educationEconomics, Law - University of Innsbruck: Austria
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.23 09 Jan 2016 Minsk  
    1000m 1:11.96 03 Jan 2016 Inzell  
    1500m 1:48.04 15 Nov 2015 Calgary  
    5000m 6:21.63 10 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    10000m 13:38.27 11 Dec 2016 Heerenveen  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/linus.heidegger  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachHannes Wolf [national], AUT  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2002 in Innsbruck, Austria.  
Club / TeamUnion Speedskating Club Innsbruck [USCI]: Austria  
Reason for choosing this sportHe previously played ice hockey. He was then invited to try skating by a friend and loved the speed of the sport.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis family. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing fourth in the mass start at the 2014 World Cup event in Seoul, Republic of Korea, and winning silver in the mass start at the 2014 Junior World Cup event in Innsbruck, Austria. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2017; SportsDeskOnline, 02 Dec 2015)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Make the best out of every day." (Athlete, 27 Jan 2017)  
InjuriesIn 2010 he sustained an injury to the meniscus in his knee. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2017)  
Hero / IdolSerbian tennis player Novak Djokovic. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018 Olympic Games Mass Start 16 Laps6  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 5000m8  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps13  
    2015/2016 European Championships Allround15  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps16  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps17  
    2017/2018 World Allround Championships Allround19  
    2013/2014 European Championships Allround26  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2014/2015 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps10  
    2017/2018 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps18  
    2016/2017 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps23  
    2015/2016 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps30  
    2016/2017 World Cup 5000/10000m34  
    2017/2018 World Cup 5000/10000m41  
    2014/2015 World Cup Overall40  
    2017/2018 World Cup Overall46  
    2014/2015 World Cup 5000/10000m55