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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 6:27.24 10 Dec 2021 Calgary  
    10000m 13:58.61 22 Nov 2009 Calgary  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachDmitry Babenko, KAZ, from 2018  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2002 in Angarsk, Russian Federation.  
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."  
General Interest
General Interest
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)
Sporting philosophy / motto"Improve yourself constantly." (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
AmbitionsTo compete in the mass start and team pursuit at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2021)  
InjuriesHe sustained a concussion in 2008 and required six months of treatment. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)

He has fractured his ribs and nasal septum during his career. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)
HobbiesCooking, reading scientific articles. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2021)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze medals in the 1500m and team pursuit at the 2012 World University Championships in Zakopane, Poland. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2021)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Dmitry Babenko. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolUS speed skater Chad Hedrick. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Awards and honoursHe holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (, 26 Oct 2021)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps25  
    2019/2020 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps26  
    2014/2015 World Cup 5000/10000m43  
    2010/2011 World Cup 5000/10000m45