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Competition summary of ISU | 09/01/2012
Essent ISU ESSC'2012 - Budapest (HUN)

Martina Sáblíková (CZE) and Sven Kramer (NED) were crowned the European Speed Skating Champions of 2012. It was Sáblíková’s fourth and Kramer’s fifth European title. Both won in the three longest distances.

The European Speed Skating Championships were he...

1-minute interviews | 08/01/2012
After the 10000m Men's Race

HARLAD SILOVS (LAT) former short track European Champion
− I wanted to be in the top 3, but I didn’t really think I can make it, so when I realized I was on the 3rd place before the 10km race and I had a chance to finish 3rd overall, it made me a bit nervous – it put a lot of respon...

1-minute interviews | 08/01/2012
After the 5000m Ladies' Race

− Last year I finished 4th and I wanted to achieve the same again, so I’m not really satisfied.
− The best two Dutch skaters at the Europeans get automatic qualification to the world champs, at the moment I’m 3rd, so I sh...

1-minute interviews | 08/01/2012
After the 5000m Men's Race

– This is my first big senior international competition, so I enjoy it very much of course, I love the atmosphere, the rink and everything!
– I’m happy with finishing 4th at 500m, but I’m not really satisfied, because I can skate below 37 sec. ...

Gallery | Images and videos of the venue and race   >>>

   HUNGARY AND BUDAPEST!                                         COMPETITION SNAPSHOTS

Great Speed Skaters | Who we are proud of in Hungary   >>>

Kornél Pajor
The first − and to this day only − Hungarian speed skater ever to have won the World Championships. He became an athlete of the Budapest Skatin...

György Martos
He started his competitive skating career in 1955 which lasted for no less than 21 years. Ever since his retirement from active skating he has remained deeply i...

Emese Hunyady
There has never been a Hungarian speed skater on the top of the podium at any Winter Olympics. Or has there? Although Emese Hunyady made it to the top at t...

Krisztina Egyed
Her career lasted from 1983 to 2004 during which she collected 26 national championships and won the bronze medal at European Championships. She skated at ...

Ágota Tóth
The current big hope of Hungarian female speed skating: with several national championships under her belt she is preparing in KIA Speed Skating Academy in...

Szabolcs Szöllősi
Having won several Hungarian championships, Szabolcs is considered as the male skater with the strongest hopes to qualify for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games...

Zsolt Baló
Speed skating has played a cenral role of his life for 21 years, since he was 8. Throughout the period of 1995 − 2003 he gained the Hu...

   COMPETITION SNAPSHOTS                                       CITY PARK ICE RINK

Welcome Speech

President Mr Kósa on ESSC'2012

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Complet Protocol ESSC'2012 >>>
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Final results Men 10000m >>>
Results in pairs Men 10000m >>>
Final classification Men 10000m >>
Final results Ladies 5000m >>>
Results in pairs Ladies 5000m >>>
Final classification Ladies >>>
Startlist Men 10000m >>>
Final results Men 1500m >>>
Results in pairs Men 1500m >>>
Classification Men 1500m >>>
Final results Men 5000m >>>
Results in pairs Men 5000m >>>
Classification Men 5000m >>>
Final results Ladies 1500m >>>
Results in pairs Ladies 1500m >>>
Classification Ladies 1500m >>>
Final results Men 500m >>>
Results in pairs Men 500m >>>
Classification Men 500m >>>
Startlist Men 500m >>>
Startlist Men 500m NEW! >>>
Startlist Ladies 1500m >>>
Startlist Men 5000m >>>
Startlist Men 5000m NEW! >>>

Final results Ladies 3000m >>>
Results in pairs Ladies 3000m >>>
Classification Ladies 3000m >>>
Startlist Ladies 500m >>>
Startlist Ladies 3000m >>>
Competitors list Ladies >>>
Competitors list Men >>>

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Program   >>>

Memorable experiences!
City and competition events

Detailed ESSC'2012 agenda including interesting city and competition events. Families and individuals are all welcome to attend a variety of events and partake in the professional speed skating atmosphere at Városliget (City Park) in Budapest.

Tickets   >>>

Let′s cheer together!
Ticket prices and categories

Useful information about tickets according to categories (1 day, 3 day) prices and best places (VIP). Let us keep our fingers crossed together for the national teams at a wonderful skate event!

Accommodation   >>>

Book your place in time!
Indulge yourself before & after ESSC

Accommodation and program offers from ESSC'2012 official partner Budatours near the competition and down-town Budapest.