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Olga Tikhonova

Kazakhstan

SportSpeed Skating
NOCKazakhstan
Born23 Oct 1997 in  Kustanai
GenderWomen
ResidencePavlodar, KAZ
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Kazakh, Russian
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"I liked the feeling of speed and excitement."  
Name of coachMadygali Karsybekov [national], KAZ; Pyotr Gamidov [personal], KAZ, from 2008  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in 2008 in Kustanai, Kazakhstan.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer coach, and her family. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Hero / IdolKazakhstani boxer Gennady Golovkin. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze medals in the 3000m relay at both the 2017 Winter World University Games in Almaty, Kazakhstan, and at the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan, and placing sixth in the 3000m relay at the 2019 World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Awards and honoursShe holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (skating.kz, 31 May 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Everything that happens, happens for the better." (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2020/2021 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps20