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Emina Malagich


SportShort Track
Born29 Aug 1995 in Moscow 
Higher educationSport Studies - Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism: Moscow, RUS
ResidenceMoscow, RUS
LanguagesBosnian, English, Russian
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 42.819 03 Nov 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:30.164 10 Nov 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:21.927 20 Oct 2013 Bormio  
    3000m 5:06.032 22 Dec 2019 Kolomna  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Championships
World Championships
    3000m Relay   1 1  
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay   1 1  
European Championships
European Championships
    3000m Relay 2 2 1  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamMGFSO: Moscow, RUS  
General Interest
General Interest
Awards and honoursIn 2019 she received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (, 20 Nov 2019)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachMarina Kukushkina [personal], RUS, from 2007  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Train hard, fight easy." (Athlete, 06 Dec 2019)  
HobbiesReading, knitting, watching movies. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2021)  
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing fifth in the 3000m relay at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, and her international performances throughout the 2018/19 season. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2021)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportIn addition to short track, she also tried swimming and figure skating as a child. When the time came to decide between them, she chose short track because of the sport's speed and excitement.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer parents, and coach Marina Kukushkina. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2019)  
Hero / IdolItalian short track skater Arianna Fontana, Russian short track skater Victor An. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2019)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport at age 12 in Moscow, Russian Federation.  
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General Interest
InjuriesIn 2012 she suffered fractures to two bones in her left ankle. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2019)  
Social Media
Social Media  
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General Interest
Other informationHERITAGE
She was born in Moscow, Russian Federation, to a Russian mother and Bosnian father. Her father came to work in the Russian Federation in the early 1990s before meeting her mother. "It doesn't matter where you were born, what matters is what is in your heart. I am half Russian, half Bosnian. I love both countries and support both national teams, and not only in football." (, 17 Oct 2021)

She received a master's degree in sport studies from Moscow City Pedagogical University, and also graduated in sports marketing from Synergy University in Moscow, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2021)
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2014/2015 European Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2015/2016 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 World Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2015/2016 World Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2020/2021 European Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2020/2021 World Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2018 Olympic Games 3000m Relay5  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall7  
    2017/2018 World Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2016/2017 European Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2015/2016 European Championships Overall12  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships Overall17  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m23  
    2015/2016 World Championships 500m24  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1500m27  
    2015/2016 World Championships Overall27  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1000m28  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Dresden 3000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Turin 2000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Montreal, QC 2000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Montreal, QC 3000m Relay2  
    2015/2016 Dordrecht 3000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Dresden 2000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 2000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Nagoya 2000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 Seoul 3000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 Montreal, QC 3000m Relay3  
    2014/2015 Montreal, QC 3000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 Toronto, ON 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Turin 3000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 Nagoya 3000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 Dresden 3000m Relay4  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 3000m Relay5  
    2018/2019 Almaty 3000m Relay5  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay5  
    2018/2019 Almaty 500m6  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m6  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m6  
    2019/2020 Dresden 3000m Relay6  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m8  
    2014/2015 Dresden 3000m Relay9  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m9  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay9  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 3000m Relay9  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 3000m Relay9  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m10  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 500m10  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 500m12  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m12  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m12  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m12  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m12  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m13  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1000m13  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m13  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m13  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 500m15  
    2019/2020 Dresden 500m16  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1000m17  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m18  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m19  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1000m20  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m20  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m22  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m23  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m24  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m24  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1000m25  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1000m25  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m26  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m29  
    2014/2015 Dresden 500m29  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m29  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m31  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m33  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m37  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1000m52  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1500m64  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m79  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1000m84