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Marina Zueva


SportSpeed Skating
Born20 Mar 1992 in  Minsk
ResidenceMinsk, BLR
OccupationAthlete, Coach
LanguagesEnglish, Russian
Higher educationTourism - Belarusian State University of Physical Education: Minsk, BLR
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.80 26 Oct 2018 Minsk  
    1000m 1:17.12 25 Aug 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:56.86 09 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 3:59.54 01 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    5000m 7:03.40 11 Feb 2017 Gangneung  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamProskating Team: Belarus  
Reason for choosing this sportShe followed her older sister into the sport. "The group was close to the place I lived, and my parents liked it. I was active, restless, hardy, so apparently it was not chess nor gymnastics that I needed."  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport at age seven in Minsk, Belarus.  
Name of coachSergey Minin [national], BLR  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Work hard, play smart." (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)  
HobbiesTravelling, cycling, roller skating, coaching young athletes. (Athlete, 30 Sep 2018;, 02 Feb 2018;, 02 Mar 2017)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 30 Sep 2018;, 19 Mar 2018)  
Hero / IdolBelarusian biathlete Darya Domracheva, Dutch speed skaters Sven Kramer and Jorien ter Mors. (, 01 Mar 2018)  
Other informationHIATUS
At age 17 she gave up the sport and began coaching. Two years later, she took up roller skating and was spotted by Sergey Minin, the national team coach in speed skating, who encouraged her to return to the sport. (, 02 Feb 2018;, 01 Mar 2018)
Other sportsShe has represented Belarus in roller speed skating, winning the 2015 Tartu Marathon in Estonia. (Athlete, 30 Sep 2018;, 23 Aug 2015)  
Awards and honoursShe holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Belarus. (, 08 Sep 2018; Athlete, 18 Oct 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold medals in the 3000m and 5000m at the 2017 World University Winter Games in Almaty, Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 30 Sep 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018 Olympic Games Mass Start 16 Laps6  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps6  
    2018 Olympic Games 5000m7  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps9  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 5000m10  
    2018 Olympic Games 3000m11  
    2015/2016 European Championships Allround12  
    2014/2015 European Championships Allround12  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 3000m14  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 3000m14  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps14  
    2016/2017 World Allround Championships Allround19  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 3000m19  
    2015/2016 World Allround Championships Allround21  
    2014/2015 World Allround Championships Allround21  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup Minsk 3000m2  
    2017/2018 World Cup 3000/5000m6  
    2016/2017 World Cup 3000/5000m13  
    2017/2018 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps17  
    2016/2017 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps17  
    2015/2016 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps18  
    2014/2015 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps21  
    2017/2018 World Cup Overall25  
    2014/2015 World Cup 3000/5000m26  
    2015/2016 World Cup 3000/5000m29  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m34  
    2016/2017 World Cup Overall35  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m43  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m51