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Elena Sokhryakova

Russia

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSRUS20411199001
NOCRussia
Born04 Nov 1990 in  Ulan-Ude
GenderWomen
ResidenceIvanovo, RUS
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesRussian
Higher educationEngineering - Ivanovo State Power Engineering University: Russia
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.15 09 Nov 2012 Kolomna  
    1000m 1:18.75 19 Feb 2010 Kolomna  
    1500m 1:57.48 19 Feb 2011 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 4:09.60 25 Nov 2012 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 7:08.53 18 Feb 2011 Salt Lake City, UT  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/elena.sohryakova  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachViktor Sivkov [national], RUS; Olga Kuvshinova [personal], RUS  
Club / TeamSpartak Specialised Youth Sports School of Olympic Reserve no.8: Ivanovo, RUS  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began training in 1999 in Ivanovo, Russian Federation.  
Reason for choosing this sport"A coach invited me [to try the sport] at school, and I have been hooked since then."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerCoach Olga Kuvshinova. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolRussian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
HobbiesCooking, baking, reading. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the world championships. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
NicknamesLena (ispu.ru, 21 Apr 2011)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold medals in the 3000m and 5000m at the 2011 Russian Championships. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Fight until the end." (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Awards and honoursShe holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 31 May 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 3000m23  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2010/2011 World Cup Hamar Team Pursuit 6 Laps2  
    2010/2011 World Cup 3000/5000m17  
    2012/2013 World Cup 3000/5000m39  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m47  
    2017/2018 World Cup 3000/5000m52