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Elena Viviani


SportShort Track
Born10 Oct 1992 in Sondalo 
ResidenceValdidentro, ITA
LanguagesEnglish, French, Italian
Higher educationForeign Languages School: Bormio, ITA
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.676 07 Nov 2014 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:30.124 07 Nov 2014 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:24.984 13 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 5:26.123 15 Nov 2015 Bormio  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Olympic Games
    3000m Relay     1  
World Championships
World Championships
    3000m Relay     2  
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay 2      
World Team Championships
World Team Championships
    Team     1  
European Championships
European Championships
    3000m Relay   1 3  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachKenan Gouadec [national], CAN  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age six in Bormio, Italy.  
Club / TeamGS Fiamme Gialle: Predazzo, ITA  
Reason for choosing this sport"It was a new sport to try and I was interested in it. I love speed and to try to go faster and faster. Short track is such a dynamic, unpredictable sport, you can not miss it."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer mother, and her partner. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2017)  
Hero / IdolSwiss tennis player Roger Federer. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2017)  
HobbiesReading, dancing, photography. (Instagram profile, 14 Oct 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"If it's hard, it's worth it." (Athlete, 08 Nov 2017)  
InjuriesShe was injured for three weeks with a cut ankle in 2008. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2015)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning a bronze medal in the 3000m relay at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2017)  
NicknamesEllens, Cici, Vivi (, 11 Oct 2016)  
Famous relativesHer father has served as deputy mayor of Bormio, Italy. (, 20 Feb 2014)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (, 11 Oct 2016)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2008/2009 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 World Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2014 Olympic Games 3000m Relay3  
    2013/2014 World Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2009/2010 World Team Championships Team3  
    2010/2011 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2014/2015 European Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2013/2014 European Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2015/2016 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2010/2011 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships Overall8  
    2012/2013 European Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2015/2016 European Championships Overall10  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships Overall11  
    2010/2011 European Championships Overall14  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships Overall16  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1500m16  
    2014/2015 World Championships Overall19  
    2013/2014 World Championships 500m19  
    2014/2015 European Championships Overall20  
    2014/2015 World Championships 500m21  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1000m22  
    2014 Olympic Games 500m26  
    2013/2014 World Championships Overall27  
    2014 Olympic Games 1000m27  
    2013/2014 World Championships 1000m27  
    2013/2014 World Championships 1500m30  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2015/2016 Dresden 3000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Dordrecht 3000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Nagoya 3000m Relay1  
    2014/2015 Dresden 3000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Montreal, QC 3000m Relay2  
    2013/2014 World Cup Kolomna 3000m Relay3  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 3000m Relay3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Turin 3000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 World Cup Shanghai 3000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 World Cup Moscow 3000m Relay3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Shanghai 3000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Shanghai 3000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Sochi 3000m Relay3  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 3000m Relay4  
    2012/2013 Dresden 3000m Relay5  
    2010/2011 Dresden 3000m Relay6  
    2008/2009 Dresden 500m10  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1000m12  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 500m12  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1000m14  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m14  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m15  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1000m16  
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m16  
    2010/2011 Dresden 500m18  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m19  
    2014/2015 Dresden 500m20  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1000m20  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m21  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m23  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1000m24  
    2008/2009 Dresden 500m25  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m25  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m26  
    2010/2011 Dresden 1000m26  
    2012/2013 Dresden 500m26  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m32  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m35  
    2009/2010 World Cup 500m35  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m36  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m38  
    2008/2009 World Cup 500m38  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m39  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m39  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m40  
    2010/2011 World Cup 500m41  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m44  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m46  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m48  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m49  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m49  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m52  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m60  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m61  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m77