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Farrell Treacy

Great Britain

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTGBR12904199501
NOCGreat Britain
Born29 Apr 1995 in Solihull 
GenderMen
ResidenceNottingham, ENG
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.618 11 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:23.713 12 Nov 2017 Shanghai  
    1500m 2:14.751 04 Nov 2016 Calgary  
    3000m 4:59.487 03 Jan 2016 Nottingham  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/FarrellTreacySkater/  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating in 2008 in Solihull, England.  
Name of coachTom Iveson [club]; Paul Worth [national], GBR  
Club / TeamSolihull Ice Racing Club: England  
Reason for choosing this sport"A friend took me to one of the training sessions. I just loved the speed and it looked really cool. Then after I started, it became second nature and I went on to love competing and the social side of short track."  
General Interest
General Interest
Awards and honoursHe was named the 2017 Solihull Sportsman of the Year in England. (Twitter profile, 21 Jul 2017)

In 2012 he was named Junior Sports Person of the Year in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. (stratford.gov.uk, 02 Mar 2012)
 
Famous relativesHis younger brothers Ethan and Niall are both competitive short track skaters. Ethan made his senior debut for Great Britain in 2017, and Niall represented Great Britain at the 2017 European Youth Olympic Festival in Turkey. (Twitter profile, 09 Sep 2017; solihullobserver.co.uk, 15 Feb 2017; stratford-herald.com, 23 Jan 2015)  
InjuriesIn 2014 he was sidelined for four months after he broke his arm in eight places. The injury required two operations. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018; 12 Jan 2017)

A knee injury prevented him from skating for one month in 2009. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)
 
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Tom Iveson. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolSwiss tennis player Roger Federer. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Train smart." (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)  
HobbiesSupporting English football club Birmingham City. (bcfc.com, 06 Mar 2016)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 European Championships 5000m Relay6  
    2016/2017 European Championships 1000m10  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay11  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay12  
    2016/2017 European Championships Overall13  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m14  
    2016/2017 European Championships 500m15  
    2016/2017 European Championships 1500m22  
    2015/2016 European Championships Overall23  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m33  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m33  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1500m36  
    2017/2018 World Championships 500m37  
    2017/2018 World Championships Overall42  
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m47  
    2016/2017 World Championships Overall48  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1000m51  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships Overall60  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall77  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay9  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 5000m Relay10  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 5000m Relay10  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay10  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay11  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay11  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 5000m Relay11  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1000m12  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay12  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1000m12  
    2016/2017 Dresden 5000m Relay13  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m15  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m20  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m21  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m24  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m24  
    2016/2017 Minsk 500m28  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m29  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m30  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m31  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m32  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m33  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m40  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m43  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m43  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m44  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m45  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1000m45  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m47  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m58  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m59  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 500m60  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m68  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m72  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m82  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m102