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Anna Nifontova


SportSpeed Skating
Born17 Oct 1999 in  Minsk
ResidenceMinsk, BLR
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesBelarusian, Russian
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.73 30 Jan 2021 Heerenveen  
    1000m 1:16.76 16 Jan 2021 Heerenveen  
    1500m 2:03.78 13 Oct 2019 Inzell  
    3000m 5:00.42 04 Mar 2017 Heerenveen  
    5000m 9:05.20 24 Dec 2017 Minsk  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachSergey Minin [national], BLR; Sergey Ilyutik [personal], BLR, from 2012  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in 2006 in Minsk, Belarus.  
Reason for choosing this sport"I always liked ice. I began skating from age three on figure skates but I liked speed more."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerCoach Sergey Ilyutik. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementPlacing fourth in the 500m at the 2021 World Cup event in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2021)  
NicknamesAnya (Facebook profile, 08 Nov 2021)  
Awards and honoursShe received the 2020/21 Female Speed Skater of the Year and Breakthrough of the Year awards from the Skating Union of Belarus. (, 10 Apr 2021)

She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Belarus. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto"Do not be lazy, do more, and it will pay off." (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Other sportsShe has competed in track cycling at national level in Belarus. (, 13 Oct 2020; Instagram profile, 04 Oct 2020)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Team Sprint4  
    2020/2021 European Sprint Championships Overall7  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 500m9  
    2018/2019 European Sprint Championships Overall13  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 1000m13  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 500m13  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 1000m15  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 500m22  
    2019/2020 World Sprint Championships Overall22  
    2018/2019 World Sprint Championships Overall24  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2020/2021 World Cup 500m6  
    2020/2021 World Cup 1000m15  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m30  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m42  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m43  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m48