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Egor Yunin


SportSpeed Skating
Born17 Jul 1997 in  Moscow
ResidenceMoscow, RUS
Higher educationCoaching, Physical Education - Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism: Moscow, RUS
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 36.96 17 Mar 2016 Kolomna  
    1000m 1:12.18 29 Oct 2017 Kolomna  
    1500m 1:44.20 11 Dec 2021 Calgary  
    5000m 6:10.56 03 Dec 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    10000m 13:28.03 20 Nov 2021 Stavanger  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe followed his older brother Alexey into the sport.  
Club / TeamMegasport Sports Complex: Moscow, RUS  
Name of coachIrina Zaitseva [personal], RUS, from 2003; Viktor Sivkov, RUS  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began speed skating in 2003 in Moscow, Russian Federation.  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesPlaying computer games. (Athlete, 28 Nov 2019)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 28 Nov 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"The most important thing is to compete not with your rivals, but with yourself. Only by giving it your all on each distance can you progress and enhance your skills." (, 12 Mar 2015)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Irina Zaitseva. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Awards and honoursIn 2013 he received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (, 01 Jan 2021;, 29 May 2020)  
Famous relativesHis older brother Alexey Yunin competed in speed skating for the Russian national team until 2008 when an injury ended his career. He won bronze in team pursuit at the 2007 World Single Distances Championships in Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America. (, 18 Mar 2016; SportsDeskOnline, 21 Jan 2021)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup 5000/10000m44