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Margarita Ryzhova


SportSpeed Skating
Born16 Dec 1990 in  Nizhny Novgorod
FamilyHusband Anton Ryzhov
Other namesMargarita Safonova
ResidenceNizhny Novgorod, RUS
LanguagesEnglish, Russian
Higher educationSport Management - Sochi State University [branch]: Nizhny Novgorod, RUS
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.94 20 Nov 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:15.97 14 Nov 2015 Calgary  
    1500m 1:57.35 15 Nov 2015 Calgary  
    3000m 4:17.20 01 Feb 2015 Hamar  
    5000m 7:33.97 29 Dec 2014 Kolomna  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamComplex Specialised Youth Sports School of Olympic Reserve No. 1/Nizhny Novgorod Region Centre of Sports Preparation: Russia  
Reason for choosing this sportShe was introduced to the sport by one of her teachers, and she found she enjoyed the sensation of going fast.  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating in 2002 in Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation.  
Name of coachPawel Abratkiewicz [national], POL; Vladimir Akilov [personal], RUS, from 2004  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Live every moment of your life." (Athlete, 04 Jan 2015)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Vladimir Akilov. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2015)  
HobbiesReading. (Athlete, 04 Jan 2015)  
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing third in 1000m and 1500m at the 2015 Russian Single Distances Championships. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2015)  
Awards and honoursShe holds the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (, 29 May 2015)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 1500m16  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 1000m19  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2015/2016 World Cup Inzell Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m27  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m28  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m31  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m39