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Anna Chernova


SportSpeed Skating
Born07 Sep 1992 in  Kaluga
ResidenceKaluga, RUS
Higher educationTeaching - Kaluga State University: Russia
Other namesAnna Iurakova
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.20 04 Mar 2017 Hamar  
    1000m 1:19.44 19 Oct 2017 Kolomna  
    1500m 1:57.58 03 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    3000m 4:00.55 10 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 6:57.27 11 Feb 2017 Gangneung  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps     1  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportShe tried skating with one of her classmates at a local ice rink. She enjoyed it and decided to take up the sport.  
General Interest
General Interest
Awards and honoursIn 2011 she received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (, 23 May 2011)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in 2002 in Kaluga, Russian Federation.  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing on the podium at World Cup events during the 2016/17 season, and placing fourth in the 5000m at the 2017 World Single Distances Championships in Gangneung, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 25 Sep 2018)  
Other informationRETIREMENT
She retired from the sport in March 2022. (ISU, 30 Jun 2022)

She has studied at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration in Moscow, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
NicknamesAnya (, 10 Mar 2014)  
InjuriesShe underwent knee surgery in 2014. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2015)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Your result speaks for itself." (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)  
HobbiesReading, motorcycling. (Athlete, 25 Sep 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 5000m4  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 3000m5  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 5000m6  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 5000m7  
    2016/2017 World Allround Championships Allround8  
    2014 Olympic Games 5000m9  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 3000m10  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 3000m11  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 3000m11  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 3000/5000m2  
    2016/2017 Astana 3000m2  
    2016/2017 Nagano 3000m3  
    2016/2017 Berlin 3000m3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 3000/5000m7  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification Overall10  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 3000/5000m16  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 3000/5000m23  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification Mass Start 15 Laps27  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m29  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 3000/5000m31  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 3000/5000m36  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification Overall38  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1500m47  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 1500m50