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Michele Malfatti

Italy

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSITA13112199401
NOCItaly
Born31 Dec 1994 in  Trento
GenderMen
OccupationPolice Athlete
LanguagesEnglish, Italian
Higher educationIndustrial Engineering - University of Trento: Italy
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.07 05 Mar 2016 Berlin  
    1000m 1:15.25 20 Feb 2016 Baselga di Piné  
    1500m 2:00.98 13 Nov 2011 Erfurt  
    1500m 1:48.39 17 Oct 2021 Inzell  
    5000m 6:20.34 24 Jan 2021 Heerenveen  
    10000m 13:13.88 14 Feb 2021 Heerenveen  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/michele.malfatti.7  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age five at a rink in Pergine Valsugana, Italy.  
Reason for choosing this sportHis father took him to an ice rink. "My cousins already skated. I tried it and immediately liked it."  
Club / TeamGS Fiamme Gialle: Italy  
Name of coachMaurizio Marchetto [national], ITA  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesHe broke his left hand in June 2017 after he was involved in a bike accident. He was in a cast for a month. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018, 09 Nov 2017)

He broke his arm during a training camp at age 14. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2017, 04 Dec 2015)
 
Most influential person in careerHis father. (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolSpanish Formula One driver Fernando Alonso. (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Do your best and never give up." (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps4  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps4  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps5  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps6  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps6  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps6  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps6  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 10000m9  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 10000m10  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 5000m11  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 5000m11  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 5000m14  
    2020/2021 European Allround Championships Allround16  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 5000m17  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1500m18  
    2015/2016 World Allround Championships Allround21  
    2016/2017 World Allround Championships Allround22  
    2018/2019 World Allround Championships Allround23  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup Nur-Sultan Team Pursuit 8 Laps1  
    2016/2017 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2018/2019 World Cup 5000/10000m14  
    2020/2021 World Cup 5000m16  
    2016/2017 World Cup 5000/10000m23  
    2019/2020 World Cup 5000/10000m26  
    2015/2016 World Cup 5000/10000m29  
    2019/2020 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps30  
    2020/2021 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps31  
    2017/2018 World Cup 5000/10000m39