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Katrin Manoilova


SportShort Track
Born11 Jun 1998 in Sofia 
ResidenceSofia, BUL
LanguagesBulgarian, English, Russian
Higher educationCoaching, Sports Management - Vasil Levski National Sports Academy: Sofia, BUL
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 44.030 24 Jan 2015 Dordrecht  
    1000m 1:28.448 12 Nov 2017 Shanghai  
    1500m 2:22.882 28 Jan 2017 Innsbruck  
    3000m 5:18.017 16 Feb 2014 Sofia  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesShe sustained a head injury after falling in training ahead of the 2019 World Championships. Following a scan, it was decided she would not compete in the individual events at the tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria, but she was able to take part in the 3000m relay. (SportsDeskOnline, 20 Mar 2019;, 07 Mar 2019)

She suffered a serious cut to her hand in the late part of 2018. (, 04 Mar 2019)

She was injured for six months in 2015 with a hip problem. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2015)
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportShe got involved in figure skating for health reasons when she was younger. "The fact is that winter sports have a very beneficial effect on the respiratory system and, on the recommendation of doctors, my parents enrolled me in figure skating initially. Thanks to the sport I was cured, and later I switched to short track skating. I was caught up by the high speed and adrenaline."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer family, and coach Evgenia Radanova. (, 11 Mar 2021; Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Hero / IdolBulgarian short track skater Evgenia Radanova. (, 06 Jul 2018; Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up short track at age 10 in Sofia, Bulgaria.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn." (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Awards and honoursShe received the 2016 Female Sports Icarus Award [in the Most Prosperous Young Athlete category] from the Bulgarian Sports Foundation. (, 05 Dec 2016)

She was flag bearer for Bulgaria at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Youth Olympic Winter Games in Lillehammer, Norway. (, 22 Feb 2016)
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachEvgenia Radanova [national], BUL  
Club / TeamSKKHL Slavia: Sofia, BUL  
General Interest
General Interest
She was chosen as the face of the Sofia - Sports Capital of Europe initiative for 2021 in Bulgaria. "I am honoured that I was chosen. I hope that by my example, I can inspire a lot of children to be active and play sport, because sport is health. Let's be active again, find the magic of sport and return to the slides, stadiums, and swimming pools." (, 12 Mar 2021;, 10 Mar 2021)
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2014/2015 European Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2015/2016 European Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2018/2019 World Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2013/2014 European Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2019/2020 European Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2022/2023 European Championships 2000m Relay9  
    2016/2017 European Championships 3000m Relay9  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall12  
    2022/2023 European Championships 1500m12  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1500m14  
    2016/2017 European Championships 1500m15  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1000m15  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall15  
    2020/2021 European Championships 500m15  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay15  
    2021/2022 World Championships Overall16  
    2014/2015 European Championships Overall16  
    2021/2022 World Championships 500m17  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1000m17  
    2022/2023 European Championships 1000m18  
    2023/2024 European Championships 1500m18  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1500m18  
    2020/2021 World Championships Overall18  
    2014/2015 World Championships 500m19  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1500m19  
    2022/2023 European Championships 500m19  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1000m19  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall19  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1000m19  
    2016/2017 European Championships 500m20  
    2015/2016 European Championships Overall20  
    2020/2021 European Championships Overall20  
    2023/2024 European Championships 500m22  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1500m22  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1000m22  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1000m23  
    2017/2018 European Championships Overall23  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1500m23  
    2014/2015 World Championships Overall24  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1000m24  
    2023/2024 European Championships 1000m25  
    2016/2017 European Championships Overall25  
    2017/2018 European Championships 500m26  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m26  
    2020/2021 World Championships 500m26  
    2018/2019 European Championships 500m26  
    2017/2018 World Championships 500m27  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships Overall27  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1000m28  
    2019/2020 European Championships Overall28  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1500m29  
    2013/2014 European Championships Overall29  
    2022/2023 World Championships 500m29  
    2018/2019 European Championships Overall30  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1500m30  
    2019/2020 European Championships 500m30  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1500m31  
    2017/2018 World Championships Overall32  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1000m33  
    2016/2017 World Championships Overall33  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1500m35  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1500m37  
    2015/2016 World Championships 500m37  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall37  
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m38  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1000m38  
    2015/2016 World Championships Overall38  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m10  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay10  
    2022/2023 Almaty 2000m Relay11  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1500m11  
    2016/2017 Minsk 3000m Relay12  
    2015/2016 Dresden 3000m Relay12  
    2018/2019 Dresden 3000m Relay12  
    2022/2023 Dresden 2000m Relay12  
    2014/2015 Dresden 3000m Relay13  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay13  
    2019/2020 Dresden 3000m Relay16  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m17  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m19  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m20  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m22  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m22  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1000m23  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m23  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m24  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1000m26  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m26  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1000m27  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m28  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1000m28  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m29  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m29  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1000m31  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m32  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1500m33  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m34  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m36  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1500m39  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m39  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1500m41  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1500m41  
    2014/2015 Dresden 500m42  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m43  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m45  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m47  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1500m48  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 500m48  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 500m50  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 1500m50  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1000m55  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 500m56  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 500m57  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 1000m58  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 500m59  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m61  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m61  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 500m62  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification Overall68  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m71  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1500m72  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m76  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1000m79  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1000m82  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1000m95