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Yekaterina Aydova

Kazakhstan

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSKAZ23007199101
NOCKazakhstan
Born30 Jul 1991 in  Karaganda
GenderWomen
ResidenceKaraganda, KAZ
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Russian
Higher educationPhysical Education, Sport Studies - Karaganda State University: Kazakhstan
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.55 04 Dec 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:13.46 04 Dec 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:53.53 17 Mar 2019 Calgary  
    3000m 4:06.12 15 Mar 2019 Calgary  
    5000m 7:55.94 29 Mar 2018 Astana  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    500m 1 1    
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at four editions of the Olympic Winter Games between 2010 and 2022. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2023)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachAleksey Yesin, RUS; Sergey Klevchenya, RUS  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age 10 at the Shakhter Stadium in Karaganda, Kazakhstan.  
General Interest
General Interest
Other sportsShe trained in short track for five years and became a Master of Sport. (liter.kz, 31 Jul 2013)  
Awards and honoursShe and short track skater Abzal Azhgaliyev were named flag bearers for Kazakhstan at the opening ceremony of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (dynamo.kz, 28 Jan 2022)

She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (skating.kz, 26 Oct 2021)
 
Social Media
Social Media
instagram.com/aidovayekaterina/  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesShe tore a muscle in her inner thigh in 2023. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2023)

She missed the 2019/20 season as a result of a torn patellar tendon in her left knee. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2023; olympic.kz, 18 Feb 2021)

She underwent surgery for a spinal disc herniation in June 2016, which took her two years to fully recover from. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2023, 16 Nov 2018)

She injured her spinal cord at the beginning of the 2014/15 season. She had recovered by the start of 2015. (caravan.kz, 03 Apr 2015)

She cut her eyebrow and fell ill ahead of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, which affected her performance at the Games. (sports.kz, 19 Feb 2014)
 
NicknamesKate, Catrin, Cat (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023, 25 Nov 2021)  
Other informationFURTHER EDUCATION
She has received a degree in law at the Karaganda Economic University of Kazpotrebsouz in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2021)
 
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportShe loved skating and rollerblading as a child, and after participating in short track between 2001 and 2005, she switched to long track speed skating.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Miracles happen, but you need to work on them long and hard." (Athlete, 16 Nov 2023)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Jan Bos. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2021/2022 Four Continents Championships 500m1  
    2021/2022 Four Continents Championships 1000m2  
    2022/2023 Four Continents Championships 1000m2  
    2022/2023 Four Continents Championships 1500m2  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint4  
    2014/2015 World Sprint Championships Overall4  
    2023/2024 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint5  
    2018/2019 World Sprint Championships Overall5  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 500m7  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships 1000m7  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m8  
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships 1000m8  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 1500m8  
    2013/2014 World Sprint Championships Overall8  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 500m9  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 1000m9  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships 500m9  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships 1000m10  
    2015/2016 World Sprint Championships Overall10  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 1000m10  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 500m11  
    2016/2017 World Sprint Championships Overall11  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 1000m12  
    2010/2011 World Sprint Championships Overall12  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships 1500m13  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m14  
    2023/2024 World Single Distances Championships 1000m14  
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m15  
    2010 Olympic Games 1000m16  
    2011/2012 World Sprint Championships Overall16  
    2012/2013 World Sprint Championships Overall16  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 1000m16  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1500m18  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 1000m18  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m18  
    2010 Olympic Games 2 x 500m18  
    2022 Olympic Games 1500m18  
    2023/2024 World Single Distances Championships 500m19  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m19  
    2022 Olympic Games 1000m19  
    2014 Olympic Games 1000m19  
    2022 Olympic Games 500m20  
    2023/2024 World Single Distances Championships 1500m21  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m21  
    2014 Olympic Games 2 x 500m22  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 500m23  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m24  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1000m24  
    2014 Olympic Games 1500m28  
    2010 Olympic Games 1500m29  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2023/2024 Quebec, QC Team Sprint3  
    2014/2015 Erfurt 500m3  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m5  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1000m8  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1000m8  
    2020/2021 World Cup Classification 1000m9  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1000m10  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 500m10  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1500m11  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m11  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 1000m11  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1000m12  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 500m12  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1500m13  
    2020/2021 World Cup Classification 500m13  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m13  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 500m14  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification Overall15  
    2020/2021 World Cup Classification 1500m17  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 500m18  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 500m19  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 1000m19  
    2011/2012 World Cup Classification 1000m20  
    2011/2012 World Cup Classification 500m21  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m24  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1500m24  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 500m25  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 500m25  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m26  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1000m28  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1000m29  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 1500m35  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification Overall35  
    2010/2011 World Cup Classification 500m42  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m43  
    2009/2010 World Cup Classification 500m43  
    2009/2010 World Cup Classification 1000m47  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1500m48