Print the Biography/Short

Vitaly Mikhailov

Belarus

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSBLR12408198601
NOCBelarus
Born24 Aug 1986 in  Vitsyebsk
GenderMen
Marital statusMarried
FamilyWife Tatyana Mikhailova
ResidenceMinsk, BLR
OccupationArmy, Athlete
LanguagesEnglish, Russian
Higher educationPhysical Education - Belarusian State University of Physical Culture: Minsk, BLR
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 36.36 02 Nov 2013 Calgary  
    1000m 1:09.97 21 Nov 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:45.86 15 Nov 2015 Calgary  
    5000m 6:19.67 10 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    10000m 13:19.59 21 Nov 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/vitali.mikhailau.9  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating in 1997 at age 11 in Vitsyebsk, Belarus.  
Reason for choosing this sportOne of his friends invited him to try speed skating. "I like sports. I tried different kinds of sports but stopped at speed skating."  
Name of coachSergey Minin [national], BLR  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Play hard, train hard." (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)  
HobbiesReading, cycling. (Athlete, 30 Jul 2017)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 30 Jul 2017)  
Awards and honoursHe holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Belarus. (Athlete, 30 Jul 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing third in the 5000m at the 2004 World Junior Championships in Roseville, CA, United States of America. (Athlete, 12 Nov 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHis wife. (Athlete, 12 Nov 2017)  
Famous relativesHis wife Tatyana Mikhailova has represented Belarus in speed skating. (vsr.mil.by, 23 May 2017)  
Hero / IdolUS road cyclist Lance Armstrong. (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps4  
    2018 Olympic Games Mass Start 16 Laps7  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps7  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 5000m10  
    2015/2016 European Championships Allround12  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 1500m16  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1500m16  
    2016/2017 European Allround Championships Allround16  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 5000m17  
    2007/2008 World Single Distances Championships 1500m18  
    2014/2015 European Championships Allround18  
    2006/2007 European Championships Allround19  
    2015/2016 World Allround Championships Allround20  
    2008/2009 European Championships Allround20  
    2010/2011 European Championships Allround20  
    2007/2008 European Championships Allround21  
    2012/2013 European Championships Allround21  
    2005/2006 European Championships Allround21  
    2011/2012 European Championships Allround22  
    2007/2008 World Single Distances Championships 5000m24  
    2009/2010 European Championships Allround25  
    2013/2014 European Championships Allround25  
    2010/2011 World Sprint Championships Overall38  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomakomai Mass Start 16 Laps1  
    2016/2017 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps16  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m29  
    2015/2016 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps31  
    2015/2016 World Cup 5000/10000m31  
    2017/2018 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps33  
    2014/2015 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps34  
    2012/2013 World Cup Mass Start 20 Laps40  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m41  
    2007/2008 World Cup 5000/10000m40  
    2016/2017 World Cup 5000/10000m43  
    2017/2018 World Cup 5000/10000m47  
    2012/2013 World Cup 5000/10000m47  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m50  
    2014/2015 World Cup 5000/10000m50  
    2007/2008 World Cup 1500m52  
    2006/2007 World Cup 1500m53