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Mikhail Kazelin


SportSpeed Skating
Born19 Sep 1996 in  Kirovo-Chepetsk
ResidenceKolomna, RUS
LanguagesEnglish, Russian
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.80 07 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    1000m 1:08.77 08 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    1500m 2:03.42 16 Jan 2012 Innsbruck  
    1500m 1:45.75 07 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    5000m 6:42.88 11 Mar 2013 Kolomna  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    Team Sprint     1  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"My parents are speed skating coaches."  
Club / TeamKometa Sports School of Olympic Reserve: Kolomna, RUS  
Name of coachSergey Kazelin [father], RUS, from 2003  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began speed skating in 2003 in Kirovo-Chepetsk, Russian Federation.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"20 per cent is talent, 80 per cent is perseverance and work." (Athlete, 10 Nov 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolRussian speed skater Pavel Kulizhnikov. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Awards and honoursIn 2016 he received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (, 2017)  
HobbiesTravelling, cars. (Athlete, 10 Nov 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Famous relativesHis twin sister Elizaveta Golubeva [nee Kazelina] has competed in speed skating at international level. She won bronze in the 1500m at the 2020 World Single Distances Championships in Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America. (, 10 Feb 2019; SportsDeskOnline, 21 Jan 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 European Sprint Championships Overall13  
    2016/2017 World Sprint Championships Overall24  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup Calgary, AB Team Sprint2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Minsk Team Sprint3  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m28  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m30  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m30  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m34  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m41  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m44  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m45  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m46  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m57