Paul Herrmann

Paul Herrmann (born November 16, 1985 in Dresden) is a German short-track speed-skater.

Paul Herrmann
Personal information
Born (1985-11-16) November 16, 1985 (age 35)
Dresden, East Germany
Height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight148 lb (67 kg)
Sport
Country Germany
SportShort track speed skating
World Cup wins1
Achievements and titles
World finals3
Highest world ranking11 (1500m)

Herrmann competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics for Germany. In the 1000 metres he placed third in his opening heat, and in the 1500 metres, he placed sixth in the opening round, both timesfailing to advance. As a member of the German 5000 metre relay team, he finished 3rd in the semifinal and 2nd in the B Final, ending up 5th overall. His best individual performance was in the 1000 metres, where he finished 22nd overall.[1]

As of 2013, Herrmann's best performance at the World Championships came in 2011, when he won a silver medal as a member of the German 5000m relay team. His best individual performance at a World Championships was also in 2011, placing 12th in the 500 metres. He also won a gold medal as a member of the German relay team at the 2007 European Championships.[2]

As of 2013, Herrmann has one ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup victory, one as part of the relay team in 2010-2011 at Dresden, and four other podium finishes, also all in relay races. His top World Cup ranking is 11th, in the 1500 metres in 2006–07.[2]

World Cup PodiumsEdit

[2]

Date Season Location Rank Event
10 December 2006 2006–07 Montreal   5000m Relay
4 February 2007 2006–07 Heerenveen   5000m Relay
8 February 2009 2008–09 Sofia   5000m Relay
15 February 2009 2008–09 Dresden   5000m Relay
20 February 2011 2011–12 Dresden   5000m Relay

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sports Reference Profile". Archived from the original on 2020-04-17.
  2. ^ a b c "ISU Biography".