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Volha Talayeva


SportShort Track
Born06 Jan 1987 in Orsha 
LanguagesEnglish, Polish, Russian
Higher educationCoaching, Teaching - Belarusian State University of Physical Education: Minsk, BLR
ResidenceOrsha, BLR
FamilyHusband Artur, daughter Nicole [2017]
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 45.627 14 Nov 2013 Kolomna  
    1000m 1:32.972 07 Feb 2020 Dresden  
    1500m 2:24.731 21 Oct 2021 Beijing  
    3000m 5:34.966 20 Nov 2011 Bialystok  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolBelarusian speed skater Igor Zhelezovski. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2021)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She began speed skating in 2000 in Orsha, Belarus.  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesShe fractured the lower part of her right leg at the 2015 World Cup event in Dresden, Germany. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementPlacing eighth in the 1000m at the 2016 World Cup event in Dordrecht, Netherlands, and competing at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2021)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Ihar Osipau. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2021)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"The most difficult work is working on yourself." (Athlete, 11 Feb 2016)  
Awards and honoursShe has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Belarus. (Instagram profile, 01 Sep 2021)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"Short track is an exciting, extreme sport. I just loved to skate, started with speed skating, and then switched to short track."  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesInterior design. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2021)  
Other informationROLE
She has served as chairwoman of the board of judges at the Short Track Directorate of the Skating Union of Belarus. (, 01 Jan 2022)
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2010/2011 European Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2015/2016 European Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2011/2012 European Championships 3000m Relay9  
    2007/2008 European Championships 3000m Relay9  
    2012/2013 European Championships 3000m Relay9  
    2018/2019 European Championships 3000m Relay10  
    2019/2020 European Championships 3000m Relay10  
    2020/2021 European Championships 3000m Relay10  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1000m18  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1500m19  
    2020/2021 European Championships Overall21  
    2020/2021 European Championships 500m21  
    2012/2013 European Championships Overall22  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1000m23  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1500m23  
    2009/2010 European Championships Overall24  
    2010/2011 European Championships Overall24  
    2018/2019 European Championships 500m24  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1500m24  
    2019/2020 European Championships 500m24  
    2018/2019 European Championships Overall26  
    2015/2016 European Championships Overall26  
    2014/2015 European Championships Overall26  
    2020/2021 World Championships 500m27  
    2013/2014 European Championships Overall28  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1500m28  
    2015/2016 World Championships 500m30  
    2004/2005 World Junior Championships Overall31  
    2011/2012 European Championships Overall31  
    2013/2014 World Championships 1500m31  
    2020/2021 World Championships Overall31  
    2014 Olympic Games 1500m32  
    2002/2003 World Championships 1500m33  
    2013/2014 World Championships 1000m33  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1500m33  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1500m34  
    2002/2003 World Championships 1000m34  
    2012/2013 World Championships 1500m34  
    2019/2020 European Championships Overall34  
    2015/2016 World Championships Overall34  
    2013/2014 World Championships Overall35  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1000m35  
    2011/2012 World Championships 500m35  
    2010/2011 World Championships 500m36  
    2012/2013 World Championships 500m35  
    2012/2013 World Championships 1000m36  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1000m36  
    2003/2004 World Junior Championships Overall38  
    2012/2013 World Championships Overall38  
    2013/2014 World Championships 500m39  
    2009/2010 World Championships Overall40  
    2009/2010 World Championships 500m41  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1500m41  
    2010/2011 World Championships Overall41  
    2002/2003 World Championships 500m41  
    2011/2012 World Championships 1500m41  
    2011/2012 World Championships 1000m41  
    2002/2003 World Championships Overall42  
    2011/2012 World Championships Overall42  
    2002/2003 World Junior Championships Overall43  
    2005/2006 World Junior Championships Overall47  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Almaty 3000m Relay11  
    2015/2016 Dresden 3000m Relay13  
    2018/2019 Dresden 3000m Relay14  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 2000m Relay14  
    2014/2015 Dresden 3000m Relay15  
    2019/2020 Dresden 2000m Relay15  
    2019/2020 Dresden 3000m Relay19  
    2010/2011 Dresden 500m20  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m23  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m24  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1000m25  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m26  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m27  
    2018/2019 Almaty 500m28  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m28  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1500m28  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m29  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m31  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1500m33  
    2012/2013 Dresden 500m37  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 1500m38  
    2014/2015 Dresden 500m38  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1000m40  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m40  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m49  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 500m51  
    2010/2011 World Cup Classification 500m51  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m53  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 500m55  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1500m55  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 1000m57  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 1500m60  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m63  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 500m64  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1500m68  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 500m70  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m70  
    2011/2012 World Cup Classification 500m72  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m74  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1500m77  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m78  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m79  
    2011/2012 World Cup Classification 1500m80  
    2010/2011 World Cup Classification 1000m81  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m82  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1000m87