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Ignat Golovatsiuk


SportSpeed Skating
Born05 May 1997 in  Babruysk
ResidenceMinsk, BLR
LanguagesBelarusian, English, Russian
Higher educationCoaching - Belarusian State University of Physical Education: Minsk, BLR
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.00 03 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    1000m 1:08.65 10 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:47.68 27 Aug 2017 Calgary  
    5000m 7:08.82 22 Nov 2014 Minsk  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachSergey Minin [national], BLR  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport at age 12 in Minsk, Belarus.  
Reason for choosing this sportHe initially tried ice hockey following encouragement from his parents. However, he only lasted one week at training because he did not enjoy the team aspect of the sport. He then decided to focus on skating.  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolJamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal in the 1000m at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 500m at the 2016 World Junior Championships in Changchun, People's Republic of China, and claiming victory in the mass start at the 2018 World University Championships in Minsk, Belarus. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Play hard, train hard." (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)  
Awards and honoursHe has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Belarus. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
HobbiesEditing videos. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint6  
    2018/2019 European Sprint Championships Overall11  
    2018/2019 World Sprint Championships Overall14  
    2016/2017 European Sprint Championships Overall14  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1000m18  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m22  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m28  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m12  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m16  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m38