Name: Austin Kleba
Sport: Speedskating
Discipline(s): Long Track Speedskating
Height: 5-6
Weight: 150
DOB: 7/27/1999
Birthplace: Campton Hills, Ill.
Hometown: Campton Hills, Ill.
High School: St. Charles North HS (Illinois)
World Championship Experience
  • 2018-19 Junior World Championships - 1000m 6th, Team Sprint 9th, Team Pursuit 9th, 500m 46th,
  • 2016-17 - Junior World Championships - 500m 15th; 1000m 30th; 1500m 31st; 5000m 32nd; 21st overall
  • 2015-16 - Junior World Championships - Mass Start 5th; 1000m 30th; 1500m 32nd; 500m 55th
Youth Olympic Games Experience
  • 2015-16 - Youth Olympic Games - NOS Team Sprint silver; 1500m 5th; 500m 6th
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019-20 Long Track National Team
  • 2018-19 Junior World Cup 3: 1000m Gold,
  • 2018-19 World Cup 4 - Heerenveen: 1000m (B) 20th
  • 2018-19 Junior World Team
  • 2018 Fall Long Track World Cup Team - 1000m
  • 2018 U.S. Short Track Olympic Trials
  • 2017-18 - World Cup Team for World Cup 4
  • 2017-18 - U.S. Long Track Junior National Team
  • 2017-18 - U.S. Junior National Record - 500m
  • 2017-18 - Roseville Track Record
  • 2016-17 - AmCup Men's Sprint Champion
  • 2016-17 - U.S. Junior National Championships - 500m gold; 1000m gold; 1500m gold; 5000m silver
  • 2015-16 - U.S. Junior A/B National Champion in the 500m, 1000m, and 1500m
  • 2014-15 - Named Glen Ellyn Speed Skating’s Rookie of the Year
  • 2014 - Named US Speedskating’s Top Long Track Male Junior C
Personal: Son of John and Stephanie Kleba...Has an older sister, Madison...Began skating at 3 ½ years old on hockey skates before an on-going shoulder injury convinced him to transition to speed skating in 2014...Has played competitive hockey for 12 years in addition to speed skating...Father, John, is half Norwegian...Lists his inspiration to skate is five-time Olympic gold medalist Eric Heiden
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