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Ekaterina Efremenkova


SportShort Track
Born31 Dec 1997 in Chelyabinsk 
ResidenceChelyabinsk, RUS
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, Russian
Higher educationCoaching, Teaching - Siberian State University of Physical Education and Sport: Omsk, RUS
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.14 05 Feb 2022 Beijing  
    1000m 1:27.485 24 Oct 2021 Beijing  
    1500m 2:17.794 12 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 5:22.791 23 Dec 2020 Kolomna  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Championships
World Championships
    3000m Relay   1 1  
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay   1    
European Championships
European Championships
    3000m Relay 1 1 1  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamLidia Skoblikova Speed Skating Sports School of Olympic Reserve [RUS] / Dynamo [RUS]:  
General Interest
General Interest
Awards and honoursIn 2019 she received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (, 20 Nov 2019)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachVladimir Grigorev [national], RUS; Tatyana Borodulina [national], RUS  
Reason for choosing this sportShe enjoyed the speed and unpredictability of the sport.  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolRussian short track skaters Victor An and Tatyana Borodulina. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2017)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in August 2008 in Chelyabinsk, Russian Federation.  
General Interest
General Interest
NicknamesKatya (, 04 Jan 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Achieving a goal depends on character and perseverance." (Athlete, 08 Nov 2017)  
InjuriesShe has sustained a number of fractures and a concussion during her career. (Athlete, 01 Feb 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning silver in the 3000m relay at the 2019 World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. (Athlete, 23 Dec 2019)  
HobbiesPhotography, reading, watching TV, taking walks, design. (, 21 May 2022; Athlete, 05 Nov 2021)  
AmbitionsTo win a gold medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 23 Dec 2019)  
Social Media
Social Media  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 World Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2015/2016 World Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1500m4  
    2020/2021 European Championships 500m4  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1000m4  
    2020/2021 European Championships Overall4  
    2020/2021 European Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2020/2021 World Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1500m5  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1000m5  
    2019/2020 European Championships Overall5  
    2018 Olympic Games 3000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 World Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1000m6  
    2022 Olympic Games 3000m Relay7  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1500m7  
    2022 Olympic Games 2000m Relay7  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1000m7  
    2017/2018 World Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1000m8  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1500m8  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall8  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1500m9  
    2020/2021 World Championships Overall9  
    2018/2019 European Championships Overall10  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m10  
    2017/2018 European Championships Overall10  
    2018/2019 European Championships 500m11  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1000m11  
    2017/2018 European Championships 500m12  
    2022 Olympic Games 1000m12  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1500m13  
    2018/2019 World Championships 500m13  
    2020/2021 World Championships 500m14  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1000m14  
    2018/2019 World Championships Overall15  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1500m16  
    2017/2018 World Championships Overall18  
    2019/2020 European Championships 500m20  
    2017/2018 World Championships 500m24  
    2022 Olympic Games 500m25  
    2022 Olympic Games 1500m33  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2021/2022 Nagoya 2000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Dresden 3000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Turin 2000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Montreal, QC 2000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m2  
    2017/2018 Seoul 3000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Montreal, QC 3000m Relay2  
    2015/2016 Dordrecht 3000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1500m2  
    2019/2020 Nagoya 2000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Dresden 2000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m3  
    2019/2020 Montreal, QC 1000m3  
    2018/2019 Turin 3000m Relay3  
    2017/2018 Budapest 3000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 Nagoya 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m4  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m4  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m4  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1500m5  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m5  
    2018/2019 Almaty 3000m Relay5  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 Dresden 3000m Relay6  
    2019/2020 Dresden 3000m Relay6  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 3000m Relay7  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m7  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m7  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1000m8  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m8  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 3000m Relay9  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 3000m Relay9  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m9  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m9  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1500m11  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m11  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m11  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m11  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1000m13  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m13  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m13  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m14  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m14  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m15  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m16  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1000m16  
    2018/2019 Almaty 500m16  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m16  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m19  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m20  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1000m20  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m20  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m22  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1500m22  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m30  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1000m39  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m39  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1500m44  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1000m90