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Denis Yuskov

Russia

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSRUS11110198901
NOCRussia
Born11 Oct 1989 in  Moscow
GenderMen
Marital statusMarried
FamilyWife Alla, son Adrian
ResidenceMoscow, RUS
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesRussian
Higher educationPublic Administration - MSK University: Moscow, RUS
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.42 07 Nov 2015 Calgary  
    1000m 1:06.92 10 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:41.02 09 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 6:11.79 17 Nov 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    10000m 13:12.49 08 Mar 2015 Calgary  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Allround Championships
Event  
World Allround Championships
    Allround   1 1  
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    1000m   1    
    1500m 3 1    
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps     1  
European Championships
Event  
European Championships
    Allround     1  
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    1000m   1    
    1500m 1      
    Team Sprint 1      
Social Media
Social Media
instagram.com/yuskov_denis/  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamCentral Sports Army Club [CSKA]: Russia  
Reason for choosing this sportHe saw some boys at school playing football, and he wanted to play so he joined their sports club. After joining, he found that the club was actually a speed skating team and they were warming up by playing football.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating in 2000 in Moscow, Russian Federation.  
Name of coachKonstantin Poltavets [personal], from 2011  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo set a world record. (teamrussia.pro, 13 Sep 2018)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Konstantin Poltavets. (Athlete, 10 Nov 2017)  
Hero / IdolJamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 10 Nov 2017)  
Other informationSANCTION
In February 2008 he tested positive for marijuana at the national junior championships in Russian Federation and was initially disqualified by the Russian Skating Union for four years. After an appeal he was allowed to return to competition early in 2011. (mn.ru, 31 Oct 2011)
 
Sporting philosophy / motto"Without an effort, you won't pull a fish out of a pond." (Athlete, 10 Nov 2017)

"Be patient and you'll succeed." (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)
 
InjuriesA groin injury forced him to withdraw from the 10,000m at the 2016 European Championships in Minsk, Belarus. (schaatsen.nl, 10 Jan 2016)

A fever meant he was unable to compete at the 2014 European Championships in Hamar, Norway. (isu.org, 11 Jan 2014)
 
Awards and honoursHe has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 31 May 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold medals in the 1500m at the 2013, 2015 and 2016 world single distances championships. (Athlete, 10 Nov 2017)  
Famous relativesHis mother played volleyball and is a Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. His wife Alla and his sister are former speed skaters. (Komanda magazine, 17 Oct 2013)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Team Sprint1  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 1500m1  
    2016/2017 World Allround Championships 1500m1  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1500m1  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 1500m1  
    2015/2016 World Allround Championships 500m1  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 1500m1  
    2013/2014 World Allround Championships 1500m1  
    2014/2015 World Allround Championships 1500m1  
    2013/2014 World Allround Championships 10000m2  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1000m2  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 1000m2  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 1500m2  
    2014/2015 World Allround Championships Allround2  
    2014/2015 World Allround Championships 500m2  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2013/2014 World Allround Championships Allround3  
    2013/2014 World Allround Championships 5000m3  
    2014/2015 World Allround Championships 5000m3  
    2014/2015 European Championships Allround3  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 5000m4  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps4  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 5000m4  
    2014 Olympic Games 1500m4  
    2014 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 8 Laps6  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships 1500m6  
    2014 Olympic Games 5000m6  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 1000m7  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships 5000m7  
    2016/2017 European Allround Championships Allround7  
    2011/2012 European Championships Allround8  
    2015/2016 European Championships Allround9  
    2016/2017 World Allround Championships Allround9  
    2012/2013 World Allround Championships Allround10  
    2012/2013 European Championships Allround13  
    2014 Olympic Games 1000m17  
    2015/2016 World Allround Championships Allround24  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Hamar Team Pursuit 8 Laps1  
    2014/2015 World Cup Hamar 1500m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Calgary, AB 1500m1  
    2012/2013 World Cup Inzell 1500m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Heerenveen 1500m1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 1000m1  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki 1500m1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Calgary, AB 1500m1  
    2016/2017 World Cup Astana 1500m1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Heerenveen 1500m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Stavanger 1500m1  
    2013/2014 World Cup Heerenveen 1500m1  
    2013/2014 World Cup Astana 1500m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Inzell 1500m1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Erfurt 1500m1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 1500m1  
    2018/2019 World Cup Obihiro 1500m1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Overall2  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m2  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Inzell 1000m2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Minsk 1500m2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Heerenveen 1000m2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Heerenveen 1500m2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Berlin 1500m2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Harbin 1500m2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Heerenveen 1500m2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Heerenveen 1000m3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Stavanger 1000m3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Erfurt 1000m3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Berlin 1500m3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Overall4  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m4  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m4  
    2013/2014 World Cup Overall5  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m5  
    2016/2017 World Cup Overall6  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m13  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m16  
    2013/2014 World Cup 5000/10000m17  
    2012/2013 World Cup Overall17  
    2011/2012 World Cup 5000/10000m20  
    2012/2013 World Cup 5000/10000m21  
    2014/2015 World Cup 5000/10000m21  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m23  
    2014/2015 World Cup Overall28  
    2015/2016 World Cup 5000/10000m37  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m53