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Olga Tikhonova


SportShort Track
Born23 Oct 1997 in Kustanai 
ResidenceNur-Sultan, KAZ
LanguagesEnglish, Kazakh, Russian
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 47.040 15 Sep 2018 Kolomna  
    1000m 1:31.359 16 Feb 2020 Dordrecht  
    1500m 2:21.260 07 Dec 2018 Almaty  
    3000m 5:33.772 19 Dec 2014 Seoul  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"I liked the feeling of speed and excitement."  
Name of coachPyotr Gamidov [personal], KAZ, from 2008  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in 2008 in Kustanai, Kazakhstan.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer coach, and her family. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Hero / IdolKazakhstani boxer Gennady Golovkin. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze medals in the 3000m relay at both the 2017 Winter World University Games in Almaty, Kazakhstan, and at the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan, and placing sixth in the 3000m relay at the 2019 World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Awards and honoursShe holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (, 31 May 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Everything that happens, happens for the better." (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2018/2019 World Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay9  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall30  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall31  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall32  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1500m33  
    2014/2015 World Championships 500m34  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1000m35  
    2014/2015 World Championships Overall36  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall40  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay5  
    2018/2019 Dresden 3000m Relay5  
    2018/2019 Almaty 3000m Relay8  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 2000m Relay8  
    2016/2017 Minsk 3000m Relay9  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m13  
    2019/2020 Dresden 3000m Relay14  
    2019/2020 Dresden 2000m Relay14  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m20  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m22  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m23  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m26  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1500m26  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1500m27  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m29  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m30  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1000m30  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m32  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m32  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m32  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m36  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m36  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m37  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m37  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m39  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m58  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m74  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m75  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m76  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m77  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m84