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Ruslan Zakharov

Russia

SportSpeed Skating
NOCRussia
Born09 Oct 1998 in  Khabarovsk
GenderMen
LanguagesEnglish, Russian
Higher educationCoaching - Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health: St. Petersburg, RUS
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.09 02 Mar 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:09.55 10 Mar 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:56.81 21 Nov 2014 Chelyabinsk  
    5000m 7:48.00 12 Mar 2015 Chelyabinsk  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    500m     1  
    Team Sprint     1  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age four and took up the sport at age 11 in Khabarovsk, Russian Federation.  
Reason for choosing this sport"I came to a training session for the first time to improve my skating technique as I was playing ice hockey and bandy at the time."  
General Interest
General Interest
Awards and honoursHe received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 May 2020; Athlete, 01 Oct 2018)  
Other informationPASSED AWAY
In October 2021 he died after he was struck by a vehicle while walking in Khabarovsk, Russian Federation. He was taken to hospital but never regained consciousness. (isu.org, 11 Oct 2021)
 
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m36  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m64