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Aleksandr Klenko

Kazakhstan

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSKAZ11201199401
NOCKazakhstan
Born12 Jan 1994 in  Kustanai
GenderMen
FamilyWife Aida, daughter Ariana
ResidenceKustanai, KAZ
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesRussian
Higher educationSport Studies, Tourism - Kustanai State Pedagogical University: Kazakhstan
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.18 07 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    1000m 1:08.71 16 Mar 2019 Calgary  
    1500m 1:47.38 17 Mar 2019 Calgary  
    5000m 7:03.15 09 Feb 2012 Astana  
    10000m 15:10.83 29 Mar 2013 Astana  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100046576403277  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachDmitry Babenko [national], KAZ; Aleksey Yesin, RUS  
Reason for choosing this sport"While I was at school, they came to recruit for a speed skating club. At first I didn't want to go but my parents forced me to. After the first competition I liked it and stayed. Then the training camps and competitions began, and that interested me. Every year it was getting more and more interesting, something new."  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport at age nine in Kustanai, Kazakhstan.  
General Interest
General Interest
Awards and honoursHe has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (skating.kz, 26 Oct 2021)  
HobbiesPhotography, construction. (Athlete, 01 Feb 2021)  
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing third in the team sprint at the 2020 Four Continents Championships in Milwaukee, WI, United States of America. (Athlete, 01 Feb 2021; olympic.kz, 01 Feb 2020)  
AmbitionsTo win a gold medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2021)  
InjuriesIn 2012 he was diagnosed with meningoencephalitis. It took him about two years to recover from the illness. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2021)  
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2021)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Don't be afraid of anything. If you started, go to the end." (Athlete, 25 Nov 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint6  
    2019/2020 World Sprint Championships Overall20  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 500m22  
    2018/2019 World Sprint Championships Overall24  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup Four Continents Championships Team Sprint3  
    2020/2021 World Cup 1000m25  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m41  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m46  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m47  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m51