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Yevgeny Seryaev


SportSpeed Skating
Born11 Dec 1988 in  Moscow
ResidenceMoscow, RUS
Higher educationPhysical Education - Moscow State Pedagogical University: Russia
LanguagesEnglish, Russian
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.63 09 Nov 2012 Kolomna  
    1000m 1:14.34 18 Jan 2014 Inzell  
    1500m 1:50.62 12 Jan 2014 Hamar  
    5000m 6:20.75 10 Nov 2013 Calgary  
    10000m 13:16.60 21 Nov 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesIn May 2017 he underwent surgery on a spinal disc hernia. He returned to training the following month. (, 26 Oct 2017;, 28 Sep 2017)

In 2013 he fell off his bicycle and injured his elbow. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2013)
Hero / IdolUS road cyclist Lance Armstrong. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2017)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2000 in Moscow, Russian Federation.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Die, but skate to the finish line." (Athlete, 10 Nov 2017)  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesCycling, cars. (Athlete, 10 Nov 2017)  
Awards and honoursIn 2014 he received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 10 Nov 2017;, 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold medals in the 5000m and 10,000m at the 2016 Russian Championships, finishing ninth in the 10,000m at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, and placing eighth in the 10,000m at the 2016 World Single Distances Championships in Kolomna, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 10 Nov 2017)  
Other sportsHe has competed in cycling road events at national level in the Russian Federation. (, 28 Jun 2015;, 19 Jun 2014)  
NicknamesJim Carrey (, 26 Oct 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHis family. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2017)  
Other informationRETIREMENT
In 2021 he retired from the sport. (Athlete, 27 Jun 2021)
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 10000m8  
    2014 Olympic Games 10000m9  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 10000m10  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 5000m15  
    2013/2014 European Championships Allround19  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps20  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m13  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification Mass Start 20 Laps15  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m17  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m20  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification Mass Start 16 Laps25  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification Mass Start 16 Laps27  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m49