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Elena Sokhryakova

Russia

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSRUS20411199001
NOCRussia
Born04 Nov 1990 in  Ulan-Ude
GenderWomen
FamilyHusband Pavel
ResidenceIvanovo, RUS
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesRussian
Higher educationEngineering - Ivanovo State Power University: Russia
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.69 28 Dec 2018 Kolomna  
    1000m 1:18.10 23 Feb 2019 Calgary  
    1500m 1:56.37 12 Dec 2021 Calgary  
    3000m 4:00.94 07 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    5000m 6:59.58 15 Feb 2020 Salt Lake City, UT  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/elena.sohryakova  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachPawel Abratkiewicz [national], POL  
Reason for choosing this sport"A coach invited me to try the sport at school, and I have been hooked since then."  
Club / TeamKrasnodar Regional Centre of Olympic Training in Winter Sports [RUS] / Ivanovo Regional Centre of Sports Training [RUS]:  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began the sport in 1999 at age nine in Ivanovo, Russian Federation.  
General Interest
General Interest
NicknamesLena (ispu.ru, 21 Apr 2011)  
HobbiesRunning, baking, reading. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2021)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning two gold medals at the 2011 Russian National Championships. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2021)  
AmbitionsTo compete in the 3000m and 5000m at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (news.sportbox.ru, 31 Oct 2021)  
InjuriesIn October 2021 she sustained a knee injury and was off the ice for 10 days. (news.sportbox.ru, 31 Oct 2021)

In July 2020 she suffered from pain in her right hip, which continued to affect her for about a year. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2021)
 
Other informationFURTHER EDUCATION
She has received a degree in coaching from Ivanovo State University in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2021)
 
Most influential person in careerCoaches Olga Kuvshinova and Elena Golubeva. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2021)  
Hero / IdolCzech speed skater Martina Sablikova, Dutch speed skaters Sven Kramer and Ireen Wust. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2021)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Fight until the end." (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)

"Never give up." (Athlete, 20 Nov 2021)
 
Awards and honoursShe has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 24 Aug 2020)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships Mass Start7  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 5000m8  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 5000m10  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 3000m10  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 3000m13  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps15  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 3000m23  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2010/2011 World Cup Hamar Team Pursuit 6 Laps2  
    2018/2019 World Cup 3000/5000m11  
    2010/2011 World Cup 3000/5000m17  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m19  
    2019/2020 World Cup 3000/5000m21  
    2020/2021 World Cup 3000m25  
    2018/2019 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps29  
    2020/2021 World Cup 1500m31  
    2012/2013 World Cup 3000/5000m39  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m47  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m51  
    2017/2018 World Cup 3000/5000m52