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Pavel Kulizhnikov

Russia

SportSpeed Skating
NOCRussia
Born20 Apr 1994 in  Vorkuta
GenderMen
ResidenceKolomna, RUS
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesRussian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 33.98 20 Nov 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:06.70 21 Nov 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:47.26 22 Jan 2015 Kolomna  
    5000m 7:04.65 04 Feb 2012 Kolomna  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    2 x 500m 2      
    1000m 1 1    
World Sprint Championships
Event  
World Sprint Championships
    Overall 2      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/pav.kulizhnickov  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamSochi Centre of Sports Preparation in Winter Sports [RUS] / Murmansk Youth Sports School of Olympic Reserve No. 4 [RUS] / Central Army Sports Club [RUS]:  
Name of coachDmitry Dorofeyev [personal], RUS  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began speed skating at age 12 in Kolomna, Russian Federation.  
General Interest
General Interest
NicknamesPasha, Kalashnikov (VK profile, 21 Apr 2016; rsport.ru, 15 Feb 2015)  
Memorable sporting achievementSetting a world record in the 500m at the 2015/16 World Cup event in Calgary, AB, Canada. (Athlete, 19 Oct 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2014)  
Hero / IdolCanadian speed skater Jeremy Wotherspoon. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2014)  
AmbitionsTo win medals at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2017)  
Awards and honoursHe has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Russian Federation. (Athlete, 19 Oct 2017)  
InjuriesA groin injury forced him to miss the 2017 European Championships in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (schaatsen.nl, 01 Jan 2017)

He required surgery ahead of the 2015/16 season after injuring his collarbone during a training camp in Calgary, AB, Canada. (tass.ru, 01 Sep 2015)
 
Other informationSANCTION
He tested positive for the prohibited substance methylhexanamine at the 2012 World Junior Championships in Obihiro, Japan. He was stripped of the gold and bronze medals he won in the 1000m and 500m respectively, and suspended for a two-year period. He was eligible to return to competitive action in March 2014. (theguardian.com, 08 Mar 2016; isu.org, 31 Aug 2012)
 
HobbiesSports cars. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 1000m1  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m1  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m1  
    2015/2016 World Sprint Championships Overall1  
    2014/2015 World Sprint Championships Overall1  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 1000m2  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2014/2015 World Cup Overall1  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m1  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m1  
    2014/2015 World Cup Obihiro 1000m1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Heerenveen 1000m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Heerenveen 1000m1  
    2014/2015 World Cup Erfurt 500m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Calgary, AB 500m1  
    2014/2015 World Cup Obihiro 500m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Stavanger 500m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Stavanger 500m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 500m1  
    2014/2015 World Cup Heerenveen 500m1  
    2014/2015 World Cup Heerenveen 1000m1  
    2014/2015 World Cup Seoul 500m1  
    2014/2015 World Cup Heerenveen 500m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Heerenveen 500m1  
    2014/2015 World Cup Seoul 1000m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Calgary, AB 500m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 500m1  
    2016/2017 World Cup Harbin 500m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 1000m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Stavanger 1000m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Stavanger 1000m1  
    2014/2015 World Cup Heerenveen 500m1  
    2014/2015 World Cup Seoul 500m1  
    2014/2015 World Cup Heerenveen 500m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Heerenveen Team Sprint2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Obihiro 500m2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Heerenveen 1000m2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Calgary, AB 1000m2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Astana 1000m2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Astana 500m2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Heerenveen 1000m2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Harbin 500m2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Overall3  
    2016/2017 World Cup Nagano 1000m3  
    2016/2017 World Cup Astana 500m3  
    2016/2017 World Cup Harbin 1000m3  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m6  
    2016/2017 World Cup Overall8  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m9  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m28