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Andrea Giovannini

Italy

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSITA12708199301
NOCItaly
Born27 Aug 1993 in  Trento
GenderMen
FamilyPartner Linda Bortolotti
ResidenceBaselga di Piné, ITA
OccupationPolice Officer
LanguagesEnglish, Italian
Higher educationGeometry - Technical Institute of Technology Andrea Pozzo: Trento, ITA
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 36.57 07 Mar 2015 Calgary  
    1000m 1:10.56 01 Oct 2017 Inzell  
    1000m 1:11.14 16 Mar 2012 Calgary  
    1500m 1:44.17 03 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    5000m 6:08.80 10 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    10000m 13:05.62 19 Nov 2017 Stavanger  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    5000m   1    
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps 1      
    Allround     1  
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    Mass Start 16 Laps   1    
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/andrea.giovannini.75  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamGS Fiamme Gialle: Predazzo, ITA  
Reason for choosing this sportHe wanted to learn how to skate.  
Name of coachMaurizio Marchetto [national], ITA  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport at age six in Baselga di Pine, Italy.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Never surrender." (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018)  
Famous relativesHis partner Linda Bortolotti has represented Italy in speed skating at World Cup and Junior World Cup events. (Facebook profile, 18 Nov 2018; SportsDeskOnline, 19 Oct 2017)  
HobbiesCycling, reading, spending time with friends. (pyeongchang2018.coni.it, 12 Feb 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning the mass start at World Cup events on a total of three occasions [2014, 2016, 2017]. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018)  
Most influential person in careerHis father, and his partner Linda Bortolotti . (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Bob de Jong. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps2  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps4  
    2015/2016 European Championships Allround5  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps5  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps5  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps5  
    2015/2016 World Allround Championships Allround6  
    2018 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 8 Laps6  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps6  
    2016/2017 European Allround Championships Allround6  
    2016/2017 World Allround Championships Allround6  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 5000m10  
    2017/2018 World Allround Championships Allround11  
    2014/2015 European Championships Allround11  
    2018 Olympic Games Mass Start 16 Laps12  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 5000m12  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 5000m14  
    2013/2014 European Championships Allround14  
    2014/2015 World Allround Championships Allround15  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 5000m15  
    2013/2014 World Allround Championships Allround17  
    2014 Olympic Games 5000m17  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps20  
    2018 Olympic Games 5000m20  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m27  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2014/2015 World Cup Seoul Mass Start 16 Laps1  
    2016/2017 World Cup Astana Mass Start 16 Laps1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Calgary, AB Mass Start 16 Laps1  
    2018/2019 World Cup Obihiro Mass Start 16 Laps1  
    2016/2017 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Minsk Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps3  
    2016/2017 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Calgary, AB Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps6  
    2013/2014 World Cup Mass Start 20 Laps8  
    2017/2018 World Cup 5000/10000m8  
    2015/2016 World Cup 5000/10000m10  
    2016/2017 World Cup 5000/10000m10  
    2014/2015 World Cup 5000/10000m11  
    2014/2015 World Cup Overall12  
    2016/2017 World Cup Overall16  
    2017/2018 World Cup Overall16  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m20  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m21  
    2013/2014 World Cup 5000/10000m26  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m27  
    2015/2016 World Cup Overall31