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Sergey Gryaztsov


SportSpeed Skating
Born26 Jul 1986 in  Moscow
ResidenceMoscow, RUS
Higher educationCoaching, Teaching - Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism: Moscow, RUS
LanguagesEnglish, Russian
FamilyWife Lada Zadonskaya, daughter Aleksandra [2014]
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 36.17 07 Mar 2015 Calgary  
    1000m 1:09.78 25 Nov 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:44.25 09 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 6:20.46 10 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    10000m 13:31.06 21 Nov 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
European Single Distances Championships
European Single Distances Championships
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps   1    
General Interest
General Interest
Awards and honoursHe holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (, 31 May 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Without making an effort, you won't pull a fish out of the pond." (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
HobbiesFootball, fishing, travel. (Athlete, 30 Jul 2017)  
Famous relativesHis wife Lada Zadonskaya has represented the Russian Federation in speed skating. She was ranked 24th in the small combination at the 2006 World Allround Championships in Calgary, AB, Canada. (SportsDeskOnline, 01 Aug 2017;, 31 May 2017)  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementWinning silver in team pursuit at the 2018 European Single Distances Championships in Kolomna, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHis first coach Lyudmila Simareva awoke his interest in the sport.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis first coach Lyudmila Simareva. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolSwiss tennis player Roger Federer. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He began training in 1996 in Moscow, Russian Federation.  
General Interest
General Interest
Other informationRETIREMENT
He retired from the sport during the 2019/20 season due to injuries. (Athlete, 08 Dec 2020;, 08 Feb 2020)
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps4  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1500m5  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps6  
    2015/2016 European Championships Allround11  
    2013/2014 European Championships Allround11  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 1500m12  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 1500m12  
    2013/2014 World Allround Championships Allround12  
    2014/2015 World Allround Championships Allround12  
    2017/2018 World Allround Championships Allround13  
    2015/2016 World Allround Championships Allround14  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1500m17  
    2011/2012 European Championships Allround19  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2015/2016 Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1500m12  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m18  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1500m18  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m19  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1500m23  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m26  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 1500m30  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m35  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m40  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m40  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification Mass Start 20 Laps41  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m41  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 1500m42  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m45  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m45  
    2006/2007 World Cup Classification 1500m49