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Diana Mykhalchuk

Ukraine

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTUKR20507199201
NOCUkraine
Born05 Jul 1993 in Kiev 
GenderWomen
ResidenceKiev, UKR
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Russian, Ukrainian
Higher educationCoaching, Sports Physiology - National University of Physical Education and Sport: Kiev, UKR
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 47.396 07 Feb 2016 Dresden  
    1000m 1:38.123 04 Nov 2016 Calgary  
    1500m 2:37.516 17 Dec 2016 Gangneung  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/diana.mykhalchuk  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportShe went to see her sister competing in short track and decided to take up the sport too.  
Club / TeamCentral Sports Club of the Armed Forces: Kiev, UKR  
Name of coachYelena Myagkikh, UKR, from 2010  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in 2004 in Kiev, Ukraine.  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolRussian short track skater Victor An, Korean short track skaters Shim Suk-Hee and Choi Min-Jeong. (Athlete, 14 Jan 2017)  
HobbiesReading books, listening to music, travelling. (Athlete, 17 Feb 2015)  
Memorable sporting achievementBreaking the Ukrainian record in the 3000m relay at the 2015 World University Winter Games in Granada, Spain, and becoming a member of the Ukrainian national team. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2015)  
Most influential person in careerHer coach, and her family. (Athlete, 14 Jan 2017)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2015)  
Awards and honoursShe holds the title of Master of Sport in Ukraine. (Athlete, 14 Jan 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Never give up. You are not defeated until you surrender." (Athlete, 10 Dec 2015)  
InjuriesShe cut her foot while training in October 2012. She also suffered a knee injury during training in 2014. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2015)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2014/2015 European Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2011/2012 European Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2013/2014 European Championships 3000m Relay9  
    2015/2016 European Championships 3000m Relay10  
    2016/2017 European Championships 3000m Relay10  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 Minsk 3000m Relay13  
    2014/2015 Dresden 3000m Relay14  
    2015/2016 Dresden 3000m Relay16  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m25  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m30  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1000m34  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1500m34  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m35  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m35  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m36  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m38  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m38  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m41  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m41  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m70  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m71  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m71  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m75  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m78  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m86  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m88  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m91  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m96  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m98