Robert Seifert

Robert Seifert (born January 31, 1988 in Dresden) is a German short-track speed-skater.

Robert Seifert
Personal information
Born (1988-01-31) January 31, 1988
Dresden, East Germany
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight174 lb (79 kg)
Country Germany
SportShort track speed skating
World Cup wins2
Achievements and titles
World finals3
Highest world ranking5 (500m)

Seifert competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics for Germany. In the 500 metres, he placed third in his round one heat, failing 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. In the 500 metres, he finished 18th overall.[1]

As of 2013, Seifert'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 in 2012, when he came 4th in the 500 metres. He also won a silver medal as a member of the German relay team at the 2010 European Championships.[2]

As of 2013, Seifert has two ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup victories, one as part of the relay team in 2010–11 at Dresden, and in the 500 metres at Nagoya in 2012–13. His top World Cup ranking is 5th, in the 500 metres in 2012–13.[2]

World Cup Podiums


Date Season Location Rank Event
20 February 20112010–11Dresden5000m Relay
2 December 20122012–13Nagoya500m


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