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Arianna Valcepina


SportShort Track
Born09 May 1994 in Sondalo 
FamilyPartner Francois Gadin
OccupationPolice Athlete
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 42.787 25 Nov 2021 Dordrecht  
    1000m 1:29.914 08 Apr 2022 Montreal  
    1500m 2:23.476 08 Nov 2014 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 5:47.773 24 Feb 2019 Courmayeur  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Olympic Games
    2000m Relay   1    
World Championships
World Championships
    3000m Relay     2  
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay 1      
European Championships
European Championships
    500m     1  
    2000m Relay     1  
    3000m Relay 1 1 2  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachAssen Pandov [national], BUL; Kenan Gouadec [national], CAN; Nicola Rodigari [national], ITA; Derrick Campbell [national], CAN  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating in 2000 in Bormio, Italy.  
Club / TeamGS Fiamme Gialle: Italy  
Reason for choosing this sportShe followed her sisters into the sport.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer sister Martina. (Athlete, 29 Jan 2012)  
Hero / IdolUS alpine skier Bode Miller. (Athlete, 29 Jan 2012)  
Famous relativesHer older sister Martina represented Italy in short track at the Olympic Winter Games in 2010, 2014, 2018 and 2022, winning three medals [one bronze, two silver]. Her partner Francois Gadin has competed in snowboard at national level in Italy. (, 05 Feb 2022; SportsDeskOnline, 28 Oct 2022;, 30 Jan 2012; Instagram profile, 28 Aug 2021; Francois Gadin Instagram profile, 06 Jan 2021;, 01 Apr 2005)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Never give up." (Athlete, 29 Jan 2012)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 3000m relay at the 2011 World Cup event in Nagoya, Japan. "It was one of my first World Cups and I didn't even want to race the final. It was really unexpected for me." (, 04 Feb 2022)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 European Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2022 Olympic Games 2000m Relay2  
    2011/2012 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 European Championships 500m3  
    2014/2015 World Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2022/2023 European Championships 2000m Relay3  
    2022/2023 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2020/2021 World Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2014/2015 European Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2021/2022 World Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2022 Olympic Games 3000m Relay5  
    2015/2016 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2011/2012 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2022 Olympic Games 500m9  
    2015/2016 European Championships Overall11  
    2015/2016 World Championships 500m12  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships Overall13  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1500m14  
    2021/2022 World Championships Overall15  
    2021/2022 World Championships 500m15  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships Overall17  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1000m21  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1500m24  
    2015/2016 World Championships Overall25  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1000m37  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships Overall38  
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  
    2016/2017 Minsk 3000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 Dresden 3000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Montreal, QC 3000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 World Cup Montreal, QC 3000m Relay3  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay3  
    2021/2022 World Cup Nagoya 3000m Relay3  
    2021/2022 World Cup Dordrecht 3000m Relay3  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 3000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay5  
    2022/2023 Almaty 2000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 3000m Relay6  
    2022/2023 Almaty 3000m Relay6  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 500m6  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay6  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 500m7  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay7  
    2019/2020 Dresden 3000m Relay7  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay8  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m12  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m12  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m12  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m13  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1000m13  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1500m15  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m15  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m18  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 500m20  
    2014/2015 Dresden 500m21  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1000m21  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m21  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m22  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m22  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m22  
    2021/2022 World Cup 500m23  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m23  
    2019/2020 Dresden 500m23  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m24  
    2016/2017 Minsk 500m24  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m25  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1000m25  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m26  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m28  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m29  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m29  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m29  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1500m32  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m35  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m45  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m51  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m51  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m53  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m54  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m55  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m59  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m60  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m60  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m61  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m63  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m65  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m69  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m72  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m74  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m75  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m77  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m83  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m84  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m88