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Danila Semerikov

Russia

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSRUS11910199401
NOCRussia
Born19 Oct 1994 in  Saratov
GenderMen
ResidenceSaratov, RUS
Higher educationEconomics - Saratov State Socio-Economic Institute: Russia
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesRussian
FamilyWife Marina Salnikova
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.30 28 Dec 2018 Kolomna  
    1000m 1:16.44 08 Nov 2013 Chelyabinsk  
    1500m 1:47.96 03 Mar 2019 Calgary  
    5000m 6:08.96 16 Dec 2018 Heerenveen  
    10000m 12:57.40 09 Feb 2019 Inzell  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    10000m     1  
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps     3  
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    Mass Start 16 Laps     1  
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps   2    
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamKrasnodar Regional Olympic Training Centre in Winter Sports [RUS] / Nadezhda Gubernii Sports School of Olympic Reserve [RUS] / Central Sports Army Club [RUS]:  
General Interest
General Interest
Famous relativesHis wife Marina Salnikova has competed in speed skating and received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. His father Mikhail Semerikov holds the title of Master of Sport in speed skating, and was a medallist in the 10,000m at the Soviet championships. (matchtv.ru, 09 Jan 2019; ruskating.com, 18 Mar 2017; Athlete, 09 Nov 2014)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 27 Sep 2018)  
Awards and honoursIn 2021 he received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 13 Oct 2021)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachViktor Sivkov [national], RUS; Mikhail Semerikov [father, personal], RUS  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began speed skating in 2005 in Saratov, Russian Federation.  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/danila.semerikov  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHis parents coached speed skating.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis coaches. (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Sven Kramer. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Citius, altius, fortius [Faster, higher, stronger]." (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)  
InjuriesHe suffered from appendicitis in 2015. (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)  
HobbiesComputer games, watching films, cooking. (Athlete, 27 Sep 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze in both the 10,000m and team pursuit at the 2019 World Single Distances Championships in Inzell, Germany. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Other informationFURTHER EDUCATION
He received a degree at the Institute of Physical Education and Sport at Saratov State University in the Russian Federation. (sgu.ru, 03 Nov 2021)
 
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps3  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 10000m3  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps4  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 5000m4  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 5000m5  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 5000m5  
    2018/2019 World Allround Championships Allround7  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps7  
    2017/2018 World Allround Championships Allround8  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 5000m8  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps9  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 10000m10  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps10  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships Mass Start16  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 5000m16  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 5000m18  
    2018/2019 European Allround Championships Allround18  
    2016/2017 World Allround Championships Allround21  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps22  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps23  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps24  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps24  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 Nagano Team Pursuit 8 Laps1  
    2018/2019 Obihiro Team Pursuit 8 Laps1  
    2018/2019 Heerenveen 5000m1  
    2019/2020 Nagano 5000m1  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m2  
    2019/2020 Nur-Sultan 10000m2  
    2019/2020 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki 5000m2  
    2017/2018 Minsk Mass Start 16 Laps3  
    2018/2019 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki 10000m3  
    2020/2021 Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2019/2020 Nur-Sultan Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2014/2015 Obihiro Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2019/2020 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2018/2019 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification Mass Start 16 Laps5  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m6  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification Mass Start 16 Laps6  
    2020/2021 World Cup Classification 5000m8  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m10  
    2020/2021 World Cup Classification Mass Start 16 Laps10  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification Overall13  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification Mass Start 16 Laps15  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m19  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m20  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 5000/10000m21  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification Mass Start23  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification Mass Start 16 Laps28  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m39