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Demyan Gavrilov


SportSpeed Skating
Born31 Jul 1997 in  Almaty
ResidenceNur-Sultan, KAZ
Higher educationCoaching, Physical Education - Kazakh Academy of Sport and Tourism: Almaty, KAZ
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 36.42 19 Oct 2021 Nur-Sultan  
    1000m 1:10.16 14 Mar 2019 Calgary  
    1500m 1:46.40 04 Dec 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 6:34.81 08 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    10000m 14:34.23 24 Mar 2018 Minsk  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"My father suggested that I should try the sport."  
Name of coachDmitry Babenko [national, personal], KAZ  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began speed skating in 2011, at age 14, in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesListening to music, reading books, watching movies. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2021)  
Memorable sporting achievementPlacing eighth in team pursuit at the 2019 World Single Distances Championships in Inzell, Germany. (Athlete, 01 Feb 2021)  
Most influential person in careerHis father Alexander Gavrilov. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2021)  
AmbitionsTo win medals at the world championships and Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 01 Feb 2021)  
Awards and honoursHe has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (, 26 Oct 2021; Athlete, 01 Feb 2021)  
Hero / IdolUS boxer Mike Tyson. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2021)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Hard work is the most important part of success." (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
InjuriesIn 2012 he sustained a pelvic fracture, a torn urethra and a concussion in a car accident. He needed four months to recover. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019, 25 Nov 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps6  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps8  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 1500m13  
    2019/2020 World Allround Championships Allround19  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 1000m23  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2021/2022 World Cup Four Continents Championships Team Pursuit2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Four Continents Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2020/2021 World Cup 1500m20  
    2020/2021 World Cup 1000m23  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m28  
    2020/2021 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps34  
    2018/2019 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps40  
    2019/2020 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps45  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m54  
    2019/2020 World Cup 5000/10000m57  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m60