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Danila Semerikov

Russia

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSRUS11910199401
NOCRussia
Born19 Oct 1994 in  Saratov
GenderMen
ResidenceSaratov, RUS
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesRussian
Higher educationManagement - Saratov State Socio-Economic Institute: Russia
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.81 19 Oct 2017 Kolomna  
    1000m 1:16.44 08 Nov 2013 Chelyabinsk  
    1500m 1:48.77 20 Oct 2017 Kolomna  
    5000m 6:14.01 01 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    10000m 13:11.96 19 Nov 2017 Stavanger  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps   1    
Social Media
Social Media
vk.com/id75715907  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamCentral Sports Army Club [RUS] / Krasnodar Region Centre of Winter Sports Preparation [RUS] / Saratov Regional Centre of Sports Preparation [RUS] / Hope of Region Youth Sports School [RUS]:  
Name of coachViktor Sivkov [national], RUS; Mikhail Semerikov [father, personal], RUS, from 2004  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began speed skating at age 10 in Saratov, Russian Federation.  
Reason for choosing this sportHis parents coached speed skating.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis coaches. (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)  
Hero / IdolNorwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjorndalen. (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"The less you know, the better you sleep." (Athlete, 10 Nov 2017)

"Citius, altius, fortius [Faster, higher, stronger]." (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)
 
InjuriesHe suffered from appendicitis in 2015. (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)  
HobbiesComputer games, watching movies, cooking. (Athlete, 27 Sep 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold medals in the 5000m and 10,000m events at the 2016/17 Russian Championships in Kolomna, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 27 Sep 2018)  
Famous relativesHis father and coach Mikhail Semerikov holds the title of Master of Sport in speed skating, and was a medallist in the 10,000m at the Soviet championships. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2014)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 27 Sep 2018)  
Awards and honoursHe holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 31 May 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps4  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 5000m5  
    2017/2018 World Allround Championships Allround8  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 10000m10  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps10  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 5000m18  
    2016/2017 World Allround Championships Allround21  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps23  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps24  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps24  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup Obihiro Team Pursuit 8 Laps1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Minsk Mass Start 16 Laps3  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki 10000m3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Obihiro Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps6  
    2017/2018 World Cup 5000/10000m10  
    2017/2018 World Cup Overall13  
    2014/2015 World Cup 5000/10000m19  
    2016/2017 World Cup 5000/10000m20  
    2014/2015 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps28  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m39