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Viktor Mushtakov


SportSpeed Skating
Born19 Dec 1996 in  Barnaul
ResidenceBarnaul, RUS
OccupationAthlete, Student
Higher educationCoaching - Altai State Pedagogical University: Barnaul, RUS
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.66 25 Oct 2018 Kolomna  
    1000m 1:08.79 03 Mar 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:50.32 29 Nov 2015 Berlin  
    5000m 7:08.60 05 Mar 2014 Chelyabinsk  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    Team Sprint     1  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamKlevchenya Sports School of Olympic Reserve [RUS] / Central Sports Army Club [RUS]:  
Reason for choosing this sportHe followed his older brother into the sport.  
Name of coachDmitry Dorofeyev, RUS, from 2017  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport at age four in Barnaul, Russian Federation.  
General Interest
General Interest
NicknamesVitya (, 04 Apr 2018)  
Most influential person in careerHis coaches, and his parents. (Athlete, 25 Sep 2018)  
Hero / IdolRussian speed skaters Sergey Klevchenya, Dmitry Dorofeyev and Pavel Kulizhnikov. (Athlete, 25 Sep 2018)  
AmbitionsTo win gold at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 25 Sep 2018)  
Awards and honoursHe was named the 2017 Best Athlete in Olympic Sports in the Altai region of the Russian Federation. (, 24 Apr 2018)

He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 25 Sep 2018;, 31 May 2018)
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the team sprint at the 2016 World Junior Championships in Changchun, People's Republic of China, and silver at the 2018 national championships. (Athlete, 25 Sep 2018)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomakomai Team Sprint1  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomakomai 500m2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki Team Sprint3