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Tatyana Mikhailova

Belarus

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSBLR21901198701
NOCBelarus
Born18 Jan 1987 in  Minsk
GenderWomen
FamilyHusband Vitaly Mikhailov, daughter Milana [2019]
Other namesTatyana Gulitskaya
ResidenceMinsk, BLR
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesBelarusian, English, Russian
Higher educationCoaching, Teaching - Belarusian State University of Physical Education: Minsk, BLR
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.44 18 Nov 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:17.90 22 Nov 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:58.38 07 Nov 2015 Calgary  
    3000m 4:16.66 15 Nov 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 7:36.35 18 Dec 2011 Minsk  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps     1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/tatjana.mikhajlova.3  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"In my childhood I was doing figure skating and lots of different sports but the love for ice stayed with me."  
Name of coachSergey Minin [national], BLR, from 2015  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began the sport in the 1999 season in Minsk, Belarus.  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesAt the 2012 Belarusian Championships she broke her nose after colliding with another skater. (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019, 12 Jan 2021)  
Most influential person in careerHer husband. (Athlete, 17 Jan 2021)  
Hero / IdolCzech speed skater Martina Sablikova, French biathlete Martin Fourcade, Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjorndalen, Dutch speed skaters Sven Kramer and Ireen Wust. (Athlete, 17 Jan 2021)  
HobbiesReading, raising her daughter. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2021, 17 Jan 2021)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2021)  
Awards and honoursIn 2020 she received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Belarus. (skating.by, 02 Jun 2020)  
Superstitions / Rituals / BeliefsShe kisses her daughter three times before a race. (Athlete, 17 Jan 2021)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Nothing comes easy. If it's hard, then I'm doing it right." (Athlete, 17 Jan 2021)  
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, and winning bronze in team pursuit at the 2020 European Single Distances Championships in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2021)  
Famous relativesHer husband Vitaly Mikhailov has represented Belarus in speed skating. He finished seventh in the mass start event at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 17 Jan 2021; sportpanorama.by, 29 Jan 2012; SportsDeskOnline, 20 Jan 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Team Sprint4  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps10  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1000m13  
    2016/2017 European Sprint Championships Overall13  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps13  
    2015/2016 European Championships Allround15  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps15  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1500m16  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps18  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps20  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps20  
    2012/2013 European Championships Allround21  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 1500m21  
    2011/2012 European Championships Allround21  
    2014/2015 World Sprint Championships Overall22  
    2018 Olympic Games Mass Start 16 Laps21  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 1500m23  
    2013/2014 European Championships Allround23  
    2015/2016 World Sprint Championships Overall28  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2011/2012 World Cup Mass Start 15 Laps12  
    2020/2021 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps23  
    2019/2020 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps23  
    2012/2013 World Cup Mass Start 15 Laps25  
    2016/2017 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps27  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m30  
    2017/2018 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps31  
    2015/2016 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps32  
    2014/2015 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps36  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m46  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m50  
    2010/2011 World Cup 3000/5000m53  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m56