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Yahor Damaratski


SportSpeed Skating
Born24 Mar 2000 in  Minsk
ResidenceMinsk, BLR
OccupationAthlete, Student
Higher educationCoaching - Belarusian State University of Physical Education: Minsk, BLR
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.22 30 Oct 2020 Minsk  
    1000m 1:12.37 22 Aug 2019 Minsk  
    1500m 1:49.01 04 Dec 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 6:27.78 24 Jan 2021 Heerenveen  
    10000m 13:53.28 20 Nov 2021 Stavanger  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"It is beautiful, I like speed."  
Name of coachSergey Minin [national], BLR; Ruslan Tobolich [national], BLR  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2010 in Minsk, Belarus.  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolNorwegian speed skater Sverre Lunde Pedersen, Dutch speed skater Patrick Roest. (Athlete, 28 Nov 2021)  
Awards and honoursHe was named the 2020/21 Best Male Long Distance Speed Skater by the Skating Union of Belarus. (, 10 Apr 2021)

He holds the title of Master of Sport in Belarus. (Athlete, 15 Jan 2021)
HobbiesOil painting. (Athlete, 15 Jan 2021)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold at the 2021 Belarusian Allround Championships. (Athlete, 15 Jan 2021)  
Other sportsHe represented Belarus in short track at the 2017 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival [EYOF] in Erzurum, Turkiye. He has also competed in roller speed skating, including in the road marathon at the 2018 World Championships in Arnhem, Netherlands. (Athlete, 28 Nov 2021; SportsDeskOnline, 20 Jan 2021)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 15 Jan 2021)  
InjuriesIn 2015 he fell off his bicycle and needed eight stitches in his knee. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (Athlete, 28 Nov 2021)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"All that is done, is done for the best." (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit5  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps5  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships Mass Start10  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps15  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2021/2022 World Cup Mass Start25  
    2020/2021 World Cup 5000m30  
    2020/2021 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps33  
    2019/2020 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps42  
    2019/2020 World Cup 5000/10000m45  
    2021/2022 World Cup 5000/10000m58