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Ruslan Zakharov

Russia

SportSpeed Skating
NOCRussia
Born09 Oct 1998 in  Khabarovsk
GenderMen
ResidenceSt. Petersburg, RUS
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, Russian
Higher educationCoaching - Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health: St. Petersburg, RUS
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.09 02 Mar 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:09.55 10 Mar 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:56.81 21 Nov 2014 Chelyabinsk  
    5000m 7:48.00 12 Mar 2015 Chelyabinsk  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Team Sprint     1  
Social Media
Social Media
instagram.com/zaharov.ro/  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachOleg Kichigin [personal], RUS  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age four and took up the sport at age 11 in Khabarovsk, Russian Federation.  
Club / TeamSports Army Club [SKA]: St. Petersburg, RUS  
Reason for choosing this sport"I came to a training session for the first time to improve my skating technique as I was playing ice hockey and bandy at the time."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerCoach Oleg Kichigin. (Athlete, 01 Oct 2018)  
Hero / IdolUS fitness model Greg Plitt. (Athlete, 01 Oct 2018)  
Awards and honoursHe has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 May 2020; Athlete, 01 Oct 2018)  
HobbiesReading books, playing the piano, playing computer games. (Athlete, 01 Oct 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze in the 500m at the 2017 World Junior Championships in Helsinki, Finland. (Athlete, 01 Oct 2018)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m36  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m64