Print the Biography/Short

Francesca Bettrone


SportSpeed Skating
Born05 Aug 1991 in  Venice
ResidenceVenice, ITA
LanguagesEnglish, French, Italian, Spanish
Higher educationTourism - School for Tourism: Venice, ITA
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.24 26 Feb 2017 Calgary  
    1000m 1:15.70 26 Feb 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:57.64 07 Nov 2015 Calgary  
    3000m 4:10.24 13 Nov 2015 Calgary  
    5000m 7:29.92 20 Nov 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
European Single Distances Championships
European Single Distances Championships
    Mass Start 16 Laps   1    
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachMaurizio Marchetto [national], ITA  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began speed skating in about 2010 or 2011 in Baselga di Pine, Italy.  
Club / TeamGroup Cosmo Noale Ice: Venice, ITA  
Reason for choosing this sportShe switched from inline skating because she wanted to compete at the Olympic Winter Games. "Since I made the switch from roller speed skating to the ice in 2010, I have dreamt of competing at the Olympic Winter Games."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer family, and roller speed skating coach Ennio Mumeni. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Do your best." (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning silver in the mass start at the 2018 European Single Distances Championships in Kolomna, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesShe has experienced problems with a back injury during her career. The injury caused her to miss out on a place at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (, 12 Jan 2018;, 28 Dec 2017; Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
HobbiesReading, painting. (, 26 Feb 2017)  
AmbitionsTo work with animals after she has retired from competitive sport. (, 12 Jan 2018)  
Other informationFURTHER EDUCATION
She has studied modern languages at the University of Trento in Italy. (, 26 Feb 2017)
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps2  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint4  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps8  
    2016/2017 European Sprint Championships Overall12  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 500m14  
    2018 Olympic Games Mass Start 16 Laps16  
    2016/2017 World Sprint Championships Overall17  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1500m18  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps20  
    2013/2014 European Championships Allround20  
    2012/2013 World Allround Championships Allround23  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m25  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m27  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m29  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomakomai Team Sprint2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps5  
    2015/2016 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps11  
    2012/2013 World Cup Mass Start 15 Laps18  
    2018/2019 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps19  
    2017/2018 World Cup Overall26  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m29  
    2016/2017 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps34  
    2015/2016 World Cup Overall33  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m42  
    2015/2016 World Cup 3000/5000m43  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m43  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m45  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m50  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m52  
    2018/2019 World Cup 3000/5000m54  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m59