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Viktor Mushtakov

Russia

SportSpeed Skating
NOCRussia
Born19 Dec 1996 in  Barnaul
GenderMen
FamilyWife Anastasia, daughter Mira
ResidenceBarnaul, RUS
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesRussian
Higher educationCoaching - Altai State Pedagogical University: Barnaul, RUS
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.05 14 Feb 2020 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:07.34 15 Feb 2020 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:50.06 23 Oct 2019 Kolomna  
    5000m 7:08.60 05 Mar 2014 Chelyabinsk  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Team Sprint 1   1  
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    500m     1  
    Team Sprint     1  
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    Team Sprint 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/viktor.mushtakov.3  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamCentral Sports Army Club [RUS] / Klevchenya Speed Skating Sports School of Olympic Reserve [RUS]:  
Reason for choosing this sportHe followed his older brother into the sport.  
Name of coachDmitry Dorofeyev [national], RUS; Elena Komarovskaya [personal], RUS; Arkady Konyukhov [personal], RUS  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began speed skating in 2001 at age five in Barnaul, Russian Federation.  
General Interest
General Interest
NicknamesMusha (Athlete, 20 Nov 2021)  
Famous relativesHis wife Anastasia Mushtakova [Korkina] has represented the Russian Federation in speed skating, and won silver in team sprint at the 2019 World Junior Championships in Baselga di Pine, Italy. (Instagram profile, 14 Mar 2021; SportsDeskOnline, 17 Dec 2020)  
Hero / IdolRussian speed skater Pavel Kulizhnikov. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2021)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2021)  
Awards and honoursIn 2021 he received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 21 Jun 2021)

He was named the 2017 Best Athlete in Olympic Sports in the Altai region of the Russian Federation. (altai.aif.ru, 24 Apr 2018)
 
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze medals in both the 500m and team sprint at the 2019 World Single Distances Championships in Inzell, Germany. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Team Sprint1  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint3  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 500m3  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 1000m4  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 500m4  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 1000m6  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1000m7  
    2018/2019 World Sprint Championships Overall9  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 1000m11  
    2020/2021 European Sprint Championships Overall13  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 500m20  
    2019/2020 World Sprint Championships Overall28  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomakomai Team Sprint1  
    2019/2020 World Cup Nagano 500m1  
    2019/2020 World Cup Nur-Sultan 500m1  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomakomai 500m2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki Team Sprint3  
    2019/2020 World Cup Calgary, AB 500m3  
    2020/2021 World Cup 500m5  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m8  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m8  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m9  
    2020/2021 World Cup 1000m11