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Maxim Baklashkin


SportSpeed Skating
Born09 Mar 1988 in  Angarsk
ResidenceAlmaty, KAZ
LanguagesGerman, Russian
Higher educationPhysical Education, Teaching - Kazakh Academy of Sport and Tourism: Almaty, KAZ
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.20 15 Oct 2014 Astana  
    1000m 1:12.42 25 Oct 2014 Astana  
    1500m 1:49.55 06 Oct 2019 Inzell  
    5000m 6:32.37 01 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    10000m 13:58.61 22 Nov 2009 Calgary  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"I really like winter sports but after watching the 2002 Olympic Winter Games [in Salt Lake City], I liked speed skating the most. There was a rink near the place I lived, I got interested and decided to try skating."  
Club / TeamAlmaty: Kazakhstan  
Name of coachDmitry Babenko [national], KAZ; Alexander Son [personal], KAZ  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2002 in Angarsk, Russian Federation.  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesCooking, reading scientific articles. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze medals in the 1500m and team pursuit at the 2012 World University Championships in Zakopane, Poland. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)  
Most influential person in careerHis mother. (Athlete, 12 Nov 2017)  
Hero / IdolUS speed skater Chad Hedrick. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)  
Awards and honoursHe holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (, 02 May 2018; Athlete, 02 Nov 2014)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Either you win or you'll be eaten." (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)  
Other informationMOVE TO KAZAKHSTAN
Born in Angarsk, Russian Federation, he moved to Kazakhstan in 2009 for training. He began competing for Kazakhstan in 2010. (Athlete, 02 Nov 2014)
InjuriesHe sustained a concussion in 2008 and required six months of treatment. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps25  
    2014/2015 World Cup 5000/10000m43  
    2010/2011 World Cup 5000/10000m45