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Aleksandr Klenko


SportSpeed Skating
Born12 Jan 1994 in  Kustanai
FamilyWife Aida, daughter Ariana
ResidenceKustanai, KAZ
Higher educationCoaching, Teaching - Kustanai State Pedagogical University: Kazakhstan
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.05 10 Dec 2021 Calgary  
    1000m 1:08.40 05 Dec 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    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  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
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."  
Name of coachDmitry Babenko [national], KAZ; Inna Filippova [personal], KAZ  
When and where did you begin this sport?He first tried the sport in 2004 in Kustanai, Kazakhstan.  
General Interest
General Interest
Awards and honoursHe has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (, 26 Oct 2021)  
HobbiesPhotography, construction. (Athlete, 01 Feb 2021)  
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, 13 Feb 2023)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Don't be afraid of anything. If you started, go to the end." (Athlete, 25 Nov 2021)  
Hero / IdolRussian speed skater Pavel Kulizhnikov. (Athlete, 13 Feb 2023)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint6  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint7  
    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  
    2021/2022 World Cup 500m53  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1000m57