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Artem Arefyev

Russia

SportSpeed Skating
NOCRussia
Born09 Nov 2000 in  Moscow
GenderMen
ResidenceSt. Petersburg, RUS
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Russian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.45 24 Jan 2021 Heerenveen  
    1000m 1:09.25 12 Jan 2020 Heerenveen  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    500m   2    
    Team Sprint   1 1  
Social Media
Social Media
instagram.com/3.14john  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamCentral Sports Army Club [RUS] / Cherepovets Sports Club [RUS]:  
Reason for choosing this sportAs a child he tried ice hockey, skiing and martial arts before his father suggested he try speed skating.  
Name of coachDmitry Dorofeyev [national], RUS  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2012 in Cherepovets, Russian Federation.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"To win, you must minimise the factors that can prevent you from doing this. One of the most important is technical breakdowns." (Nash Sport magazine, 01 Mar 2019)  
Hero / IdolCanadian speed skater Jeremy Wotherspoon, Russian speed skater Ivan Skobrev. (Nash Sport magazine, 01 Mar 2019)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2019)  
Awards and honoursHe has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (kolomna-speed-skating.com, 29 Oct 2020; Athlete, 02 Dec 2019)  
HobbiesPlaying online video games. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning silver in the 500m at the 2019 World Junior Championships in Baselga di Pine, Italy. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 500m7  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 1000m9  
    2020/2021 European Sprint Championships Overall14  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 1000m18  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup Nagano Team Sprint1  
    2020/2021 World Cup Heerenveen 500m1  
    2020/2021 World Cup 500m4  
    2020/2021 World Cup Heerenveen 500m3  
    2020/2021 World Cup 1000m13  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m13  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m23