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Ekaterina Efremenkova

Russia

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTRUS23112199701
NOCRussia
Born31 Dec 1997 in Chelyabinsk 
GenderWomen
ResidenceChelyabinsk, RUS
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, Russian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.325 04 Nov 2018 Calgary  
    1000m 1:29.466 22 Feb 2018 Gangneung  
    1500m 2:17.794 12 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Championships
Event  
World Championships
    3000m Relay     1  
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay   1    
European Championships
Event  
European Championships
    3000m Relay 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/katya.efremenkova  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportShe enjoyed the speed and unpredictability of the sport.  
Club / TeamLidia Skoblikova Speed Skating Sports School of Olympic Reserve: Chelyabinsk, RUS  
Name of coachAndrey Maksimov [national], RUS  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in August 2008 in Chelyabinsk, Russian Federation.  
General Interest
General Interest
Awards and honoursShe has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 31 May 2018)  
Hero / IdolRussian short track skaters Victor An and Tatyana Borodulina. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2017)  
NicknamesKatya (rsport.ria.ru, 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 gold in the 3000m relay at the 2018 European Championships in Dresden, Germany. (Athlete, 25 Sep 2018)  
HobbiesReading. (Athlete, 15 Oct 2017)  
AmbitionsTo win a gold medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 25 Sep 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2015/2016 World Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1500m5  
    2018 Olympic Games 3000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 World Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2017/2018 European Championships 1000m7  
    2017/2018 World Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall8  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m10  
    2017/2018 European Championships Overall10  
    2017/2018 European Championships 500m12  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1000m14  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1500m16  
    2017/2018 World Championships Overall18  
    2017/2018 World Championships 500m24  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Seoul 3000m Relay2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Dordrecht 3000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1500m2  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Budapest 3000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m4  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m4  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m5  
    2016/2017 Dresden 3000m Relay6  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 3000m Relay7  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m7  
    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  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m11  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m13  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m13  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m15  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1000m16  
    2018/2019 Almaty 500m16  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m16  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m19  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m20  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m20  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m22  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1500m22  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m30  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m39  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m39  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m44  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m90