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Viktor Mushtakov

Russia

SportSpeed Skating
NOCRussia
Born19 Dec 1996 in  Barnaul
GenderMen
FamilyPartner Anastasia Korkina
ResidenceBarnaul, RUS
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesRussian
Higher educationCoaching - Altai State Pedagogical University: Barnaul, RUS
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.05 14 Feb 2020 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:07.34 15 Feb 2020 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:50.06 23 Oct 2019 Kolomna  
    5000m 7:08.60 05 Mar 2014 Chelyabinsk  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Team Sprint     1  
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    500m     1  
    Team Sprint     1  
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    Team Sprint 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/viktor.mushtakov.3  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamCentral Sports Army Club [RUS] / Klevchenya Sports School of Olympic Reserve [RUS]:  
Reason for choosing this sportHe followed his older brother into the sport.  
Name of coachDmitry Dorofeyev [national], RUS  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began speed skating in 2004 in Barnaul, Russian Federation.  
General Interest
General Interest
NicknamesVitya (alt.kp.ru, 04 Apr 2018)  
HobbiesPlaying video games. (Athlete, 11 Dec 2020)  
Famous relativesHis partner Anastasia Korkina has represented the Russian Federation in speed skating, and won silver in team sprint at the 2019 World Junior Championships in Baselga di Pine, Italy. (kolomna-speed-skating.com, 18 Feb 2019; SportsDeskOnline, 17 Dec 2020)  
Most influential person in careerHis coaches, and his parents. (Athlete, 25 Sep 2018)  
Hero / IdolRussian speed skater Pavel Kulizhnikov. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
AmbitionsTo win a gold medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 11 Dec 2020)  
Awards and honoursHe was named the 2017 Best Athlete in Olympic Sports in the Altai region of the Russian Federation. (altai.aif.ru, 24 Apr 2018)

He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 29 May 2020)
 
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze medals in both 500m and team sprint at the 2019 World Single Distance Championships in Inzell, Germany, and claiming gold in team sprint at the 2020 European Championships in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Athlete, 11 Dec 2020)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Team Sprint1  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint3  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 500m3  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 1000m4  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 500m4  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 1000m6  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1000m7  
    2018/2019 World Sprint Championships Overall9  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 1000m11  
    2020/2021 European Sprint Championships Overall13  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 500m20  
    2019/2020 World Sprint Championships Overall28  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomakomai Team Sprint1  
    2019/2020 World Cup Nagano 500m1  
    2019/2020 World Cup Nur-Sultan 500m1  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomakomai 500m2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki Team Sprint3  
    2019/2020 World Cup Calgary, AB 500m3  
    2020/2021 World Cup 500m5  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m8  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m8  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m9  
    2020/2021 World Cup 1000m11