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Aydin Djemal

Date of Birth: 06/11/1996

Hometown: Guildford

Aydin began short track speed skating at the age of eight at his local club in Guildford and he has progressed through the Talent ID programme to join the National Development Squad for the 2013/2014 season.

What is your favourite distance to skate and why? 500-meters, I love sprinting
What would you consider to be your greatest sporting achievement to date? Silver medal at the Winter Youth Olympics in the mixed relay
What is your sporting ambition? To get a gold medal at the Olympic Games

Who is your sporting hero? Mo Farah
Life after skating: Possibly a personal trainer
Who is your biggest influence? The other members of the GB Short Track squad

Place to race: Anywhere in Canada, we are always well supported and well looked after as an athlete.
Films/TV shows: Any sport.
Band/Music: Adele
Last book read: I like audio books, The Secret Speech by Tom Rob Smith
Food: Steak
Hobbies: Watching TV, playing golf and playing cricket.