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Artyom Kuznetsov


SportSpeed Skating
Born14 Nov 1987 in  Yartsevo
ResidenceSt. Petersburg, RUS
Higher educationPhysical Education - Cherepovets State University: Russia
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.35 03 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    1000m 1:08.77 29 Jan 2012 Calgary  
    1500m 1:51.85 20 Nov 2010 Kolomna  
    5000m 8:26.46 25 Feb 2005 Yekaterinburg  
General Interest
General Interest
Awards and honoursHe holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (, 31 May 2019; Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolRussian mixed martial artist Fedor Emelianenko. (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 1998 in Cherepovets, Russian Federation.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Talent is just one part of success. The basis is work." (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesSports, travel. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
InjuriesInjuries to his knees meant he missed a month of preparation ahead of the 2017/18 season. (, 28 Oct 2017)  
In November 2017 the International Olympic Committee [IOC] banned him from competing at the Olympic Games for life, based on the findings of the 2016 McLaren Report into doping by the Russian Federation. In February 2018 his ban was overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport [CAS], and his results from the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi were also reinstated. (, 01 Feb 2018;, 22 Dec 2017)
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 European Sprint Championships Overall4  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 500m5  
    2011/2012 World Sprint Championships Overall12  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m16  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 500m17  
    2014 Olympic Games 2 x 500m19  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2013/2014 Astana 500m1  
    2017/2018 Calgary, AB Team Sprint2  
    2015/2016 Salt Lake City, UT Team Sprint2  
    2015/2016 Heerenveen Team Sprint2  
    2017/2018 Minsk Team Sprint3  
    2015/2016 Calgary, AB Team Sprint3  
    2017/2018 Heerenveen Team Sprint3  
    2017/2018 Erfurt 500m3  
    2013/2014 Astana 500m3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 500m5  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 500m13  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 500m19  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 500m22  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m23  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification Overall24  
    2011/2012 World Cup Classification 1000m34  
    2011/2012 World Cup Classification 500m34  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 500m35  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m35  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 1000m39  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification Overall51