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Svitlana Repetska


SportShort Track
Born24 Apr 2004 in Kharkiv 
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, Ukrainian
Higher educationCoaching - Kharkiv State Academy of Physical Education: Ukraine
ResidenceZeist, NED
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 45.644 17 Feb 2024 Gdansk  
    1000m 1:31.398 09 Feb 2024 Dresden  
    1500m 2:25.358 30 Sep 2023 Heerenveen  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportShe tried speed skating when she was younger. One of her coaches then suggested she try short track. "It was awesome, I enjoyed it much more and there was bigger team of more competitors my age. Now I have no regrets over my choice."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer parents, and coach Vitaly Sivak. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
Hero / IdolRussian short track skater Victor An, Chinese short track skaters Liu Shaolin and Liu Shaoang. (Athlete, 12 Dec 2023)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
Awards and honoursShe has received the title of Master of Sport in Ukraine. (, 30 Apr 2022)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachVitaly Sivak [national], UKR  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in 2015, at age 11, in Kharkiv, Ukraine.  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesSpending time with family and friends. (Athlete, 12 Dec 2023)  
Memorable sporting achievementPlacing sixth in the women's 3000m relay at the 2023 European Championships in Gdansk, Poland. (Athlete, 12 Dec 2023  
NicknamesSveta (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Be stronger than your excuses." (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2022/2023 European Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2023/2024 European Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2023/2024 European Championships 2000m Relay8  
    2022/2023 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay9  
    2020/2021 European Championships 3000m Relay9  
    2022/2023 World Championships 3000m Relay11  
    2023/2024 World Championships 3000m Relay11  
    2023/2024 European Championships 1000m24  
    2022/2023 European Championships 1500m25  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1500m25  
    2023/2024 European Championships 1500m26  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1000m27  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1000m29  
    2020/2021 European Championships 500m29  
    2021/2022 World Championships Overall30  
    2021/2022 World Championships 500m30  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1500m31  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1500m32  
    2020/2021 European Championships Overall32  
    2023/2024 World Championships 1500m35  
    2022/2023 World Junior Championships 1500m36  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2023/2024 Gdansk 2000m Relay9  
    2022/2023 Almaty 3000m Relay9  
    2022/2023 Almaty 3000m Relay10  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 3000m Relay10  
    2023/2024 Dresden 3000m Relay11  
    2022/2023 Dresden 3000m Relay12  
    2023/2024 Dresden 1000m26  
    2023/2024 Dresden 1000m26  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m27  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 500m27  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1000m27  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m27  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 1000m29  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m30  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1500m31  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1000m36  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1500m75