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Ruslan Zakharov


SportSpeed Skating
Born09 Oct 1998 in  Khabarovsk
ResidenceSt. Petersburg, RUS
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, Russian
Higher educationCoaching - Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health: St. Petersburg, RUS
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.09 02 Mar 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:09.55 10 Mar 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:56.81 21 Nov 2014 Chelyabinsk  
    5000m 7:48.00 12 Mar 2015 Chelyabinsk  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    Team Sprint     1  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachDmitry Dorofeyev [national], RUS; Oleg Kichigin [personal], RUS  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age four and took up the sport at age 11 in Khabarovsk, Russian Federation.  
Club / TeamCentral Sports Army Club [CSKA]: Russia  
Reason for choosing this sport"I came to a training session for the first time to improve my skating technique as I was playing ice hockey and bandy at the time."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerCoach Oleg Kichigin. (Athlete, 01 Oct 2018)  
Hero / IdolUS fitness model Greg Plitt. (Athlete, 01 Oct 2018)  
Awards and honoursHe has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 01 Oct 2018)  
HobbiesReading books, playing the piano, playing computer games. (Athlete, 01 Oct 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze in the 500m at the 2017 World Junior Championships in Helsinki, Finland. (Athlete, 01 Oct 2018)  
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