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David Bosa


SportSpeed Skating
Born28 Apr 1992 in  Trento
OccupationPolice Athlete
LanguagesEnglish, Italian
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.45 10 Dec 2021 Calgary  
    1000m 1:08.31 03 Feb 2018 Inzell  
    1500m 1:49.20 17 Oct 2021 Inzell  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He first tried skating at age two.  
Club / TeamGS Fiamme Oro: Italy  
Name of coachMaurizio Marchetto [national], ITA; Matteo Anesi [national], ITA  
Reason for choosing this sportHis uncle was an ice hockey player and introduced him to the sport.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis family. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolItalian motocross rider Antonio Cairoli. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Stay strong." (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018)  
Awards and honoursHe broke his wrist in 2013 and was out of action for three months. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018)  
Other informationSUSPENSION
In December 2017 he was banned for two months by the Italian Ice Sports Federation [FISG] after choosing to train with his club coach Giorgio Baroni rather than national coach Maurizio Marchetto. He had announced his decision in July 2017, and his suspension meant he was not eligible for selection ahead of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. (, 08 Dec 2017)
HobbiesHiking, cars, motorcycles, photography. (TikTok profile, 28 Oct 2021; Instagram profile, 30 Oct 2021)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (, 15 Jul 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2021/2022 World Sprint Championships Team Sprint4  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships Team Sprint5  
    2020/2021 European Sprint Championships Overall6  
    2021/2022 World Sprint Championships Overall8  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships 1000m9  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships 500m10  
    2018/2019 European Sprint Championships Overall10  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m12  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 1000m15  
    2022 Olympic Games 1000m15  
    2016/2017 World Sprint Championships Overall19  
    2013/2014 World Sprint Championships Overall20  
    2014/2015 World Sprint Championships Overall21  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 500m21  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 500m21  
    2018/2019 World Sprint Championships Overall21  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 500m23  
    2022 Olympic Games 500m23  
    2019/2020 World Sprint Championships Overall23  
    2015/2016 World Sprint Championships Overall28  
    2014 Olympic Games 2 x 500m31  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2020/2021 World Cup 1000m22  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m25  
    2020/2021 World Cup 500m27  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m31  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m31  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m37  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m38  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m38  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m41  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m43  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m43  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m51  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m53  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m57