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Marco Cignini

Italy

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSITA12206198901
NOCItaly
Born22 Jun 1989 in  Trento
GenderMen
ResidencePergine Valsugana, ITA
OccupationPolice Officer
LanguagesEnglish, Italian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.50 17 Mar 2012 Calgary  
    1000m 1:13.28 25 Oct 2009 Erfurt  
    1500m 1:48.49 11 Dec 2009 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 6:29.62 14 Mar 2012 Calgary  
    10000m 13:29.47 02 Dec 2012 Astana  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps   1    
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/marco.cignini.5  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamFiamme Oro: Moena, ITA  
Name of coachGiorgio Baroni [national], ITA, from 2012  
Reason for choosing this sportHe started skating because his friends were skating too.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating in his village at age six.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2013)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Always do my best." (Athlete, 10 Dec 2013)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning silver in the team pursuit at the 2008 World Junior Championships in Changchun, China. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2013)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Bob de Jong. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2013)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps7  
    2008/2009 European Championships Allround18  
    2011/2012 European Championships Allround20  
    2012/2013 World Allround Championships Allround23  
    2010/2011 European Championships Allround24  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2012/2013 World Cup 5000/10000m34  
    2007/2008 World Cup 1500m37  
    2013/2014 World Cup 5000/10000m43  
    2011/2012 World Cup 5000/10000m48  
    2010/2011 World Cup 5000/10000m52