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Joshua Cheetham

Great Britain

SportShort Track
NOCGreat Britain
Born26 Oct 1992 in Nottingham 
ResidenceNottingham, ENG
Higher educationSport Studies - Loughborough College: England
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 42.247 14 Jan 2017 Turin  
    1000m 1:26.223 13 Feb 2018 Gangneung  
    1500m 2:14.780 12 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 4:58.557 03 Jan 2016 Nottingham  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
European Championships
European Championships
    5000m Relay     1  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachLee Seung-Jae [national]; Stewart Laing [national]  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began short track skating in 2000 at the Nottingham Ice Racing Club in England.  
Reason for choosing this sportHis parents were skaters and got him involved in the sport. "It was something I enjoyed and was able to put my energy into."  
Club / TeamNottingham Ice Racing Club: England  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesHe broke his right leg in 2001. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze in the 5000m relay at the 2016 European Championships in Sochi, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHis father. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Progress not outcome." (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the Olympic Winter Games. (, 12 Dec 2017)  
Hero / IdolBritish motorcycle racer Ian Hutchinson. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)  
NicknamesJosh (Facebook profile, 26 Oct 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2015/2016 European Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2012/2013 European Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 European Championships 5000m Relay6  
    2013/2014 European Championships 5000m Relay7  
    2016/2017 European Championships 500m12  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay12  
    2016/2017 European Championships 1500m15  
    2016/2017 European Championships Overall16  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m23  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1000m26  
    2016/2017 European Championships 1000m28  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m30  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships Overall31  
    2016/2017 World Championships Overall34  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships Overall45  
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m48  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2014/2015 Erzurum 5000m Relay8  
    2012/2013 Dresden 5000m Relay9  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 5000m Relay10  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay10  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 5000m Relay11  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m13  
    2016/2017 Dresden 5000m Relay13  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m16  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m16  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m20  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m21  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m22  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m23  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m23  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1000m25  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1500m26  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m28  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m30  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m31  
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m31  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1500m31  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m32  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m32  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1000m37  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m37  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m47  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m47  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m50  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m51  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1500m51  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m55  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m57  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m57  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m62  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m84  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m92  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m94  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m100  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m105  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m120