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Arianna Sighel


SportShort Track
Born02 Sep 1996 in Trento 
OccupationPolice Athlete
LanguagesEnglish, Italian
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 44.105 02 Oct 2021 Heerenveen  
    1000m 1:29.008 22 Oct 2021 Beijing  
    1500m 2:19.945 02 Nov 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 5:42.619 24 Feb 2019 Courmayeur  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Championships
World Championships
    3000m Relay     1  
European Championships
European Championships
    3000m Relay   1 1  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamGS Fiamme Oro: Italy  
Reason for choosing this sport"I chose short track because of the adrenaline."  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age three in Baselga di Pine, Italy.  
Name of coachAssen Pandov [national], BUL; Frederic Blackburn [national], CAN  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer father Roberto. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Sven Kramer. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
NicknamesAri (Instagram profile, 03 Sep 2020)  
Other informationFAMILY SUPPORT
She says she is inspired by her younger brother Pietro, who also represents Italy in short track, and supports her on and off the ice. "He inspires me every day. He is one of the best motivators I have in my life. He's always trying to make me feel comfortable with my skating, with my races. At home he also helps me if I am stressed or worried about something." (, 30 Sep 2021)
Famous relativesHer father Roberto represented Italy in speed skating at five editions of the Olympic Winter Games between 1988 and 2002. Her grandfather Mario also competed in speed skating at national level in Italy during the 1950s and 1960s. Her younger brother Pietro has represented Italy in short track, winning bronze medals in the 500m, 1000m and 5000m men's relay at the 2021 World Championships in Dordrecht, Netherlands, and also competed in speed skating at the 2019 World Junior Championships in Baselga di Pine, Italy. (SportsDeskOnline, 10 Nov 2021;, 08 Mar 2019;, 12 Mar 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2020/2021 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2020/2021 World Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 European Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1500m6  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay9  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay10  
    2018/2019 European Championships Overall11  
    2020/2021 European Championships 500m13  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1000m13  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1000m14  
    2020/2021 European Championships Overall16  
    2018/2019 European Championships 500m19  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall20  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1500m20  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall35  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup Turin 3000m Relay2  
    2021/2022 World Cup Nagoya 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Almaty 3000m Relay4  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay7  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m7  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1500m7  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1000m7  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay8  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m8  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m11  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay11  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m15  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1000m21  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m21  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m22  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m23  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m24  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m25  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m29  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m29  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1500m31  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m33  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m34  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m35  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m57  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m63  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m67  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m75  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m93