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Ekaterina Sloeva


SportSpeed Skating
Born23 May 1999 in  Irkutsk
FamilyPartner Viktor Rudenko
ResidenceMinsk, BLR
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
European Single Distances Championships
European Single Distances Championships
    Team Sprint   1    
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachSergey Minin [national], BLR; Sergey Ilyutik, BLR  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in 2002, at age three, at the Trud Stadium in Irkutsk, Russian Federation.  
Reason for choosing this sport"My mum [three-time Olympian Oksana Ravilova] tried to protect me from speed skating. She knows how difficult it is, so she took me to all kinds of clubs - gymnastics, dancing, ballet, acrobatics, aerobics. I stayed the longest in gymnastics, but I always enjoyed running on the ice, so at age three I started skating. When I made my choice of this sport, my parents did not stop me."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer mother Oksana Ravilova and her father Sergey Sloev. (Athlete, 28 Nov 2021)  
Hero / IdolHer mother Oksana Ravilova. (Athlete, 18 Jan 2021)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, and to win an Olympic Winter Games medal. (, 07 Nov 2021; Athlete, 18 Jan 2021)  
HobbiesWatching movies, reading books on human psychology and development, shopping. (Athlete, 28 Nov 2021)  
Famous relativesHer mother Oksana Ravilova competed in speed skating at the 1992 Olympic Winter Games in Albertville for the Unified Team, and at the 1994 and 1998 Games for the Russian Federation. Her father Sergey Sloev has been named Honoured Coach of the Russian Federation, and coached her mother. (SportsDeskOnline, 12 Nov 2021; Athlete, 28 Nov 2021;, 25 Jan 2017)  
NicknamesKatik (Athlete, 28 Nov 2021)  
In 2019 she moved from the Russian Federation to Belarus, after accepting an offer to represent Belarus in the sport. "After I had already established myself in Russia, the Skating Union of Belarus, through my parents, offered me the chance to join the national team. I made up my mind in one day. There is a lot of competition in speed skating in Russia. Even if you skate fast, you will remain one of many there - it's hard to break into the international arena. In Belarus, it is different. But this does not mean you can relax, you still need to train a lot and skate fast. But at the same time, due to the fact that you do not need to go through a difficult selection process, you can concentrate on developing." (, 03 Nov 2021;, 20 Feb 2020)
Memorable sporting achievementPlacing sixth in team pursuit at the 2021 World Single Distances Championships in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Athlete, 28 Nov 2021)  
Superstitions / Rituals / BeliefsShe aims to clear her mind before the start of a race. (Athlete, 28 Nov 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships Team Sprint2  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit4  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps6  
    2022 Olympic Games Team Pursuit7  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships 1500m8  
    2020/2021 European Allround Championships Allround14  
    2022 Olympic Games 1500m16  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 1500m17  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 3000m20  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 1000m20  
    2022 Olympic Games 1000m21  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2020/2021 World Cup 3000m17  
    2020/2021 World Cup 1000m19  
    2020/2021 World Cup 1500m22  
    2020/2021 World Cup 500m31