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Nicole Botter Gomez


SportShort Track
Born06 Jun 1997 in Bogotá 
ResidenceBolzano, ITA
LanguagesEnglish, German, Italian, Spanish
Higher educationSports Science - San Raffaele University of Rome: Italy
OccupationPolice Athlete
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.166 04 Nov 2022 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:30.348 29 Oct 2022 Montreal  
    1500m 2:28.981 29 Jan 2016 Sofia  
    3000m 5:46.102 22 Oct 2017 Bormio  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
European Championships
European Championships
    3000m Relay   1 1  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamGS Fiamme Oro: Moena, ITA  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesTrekking in the mountains. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
InjuriesShe injured her ankle in 2016. (, 04 Aug 2019)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"I used to live in Collalbo, near to the sporting complex. I had the chance to see the skaters' training sessions. I was hooked from the beginning and with the support of my parents I started my journey."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer parents. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
Hero / IdolUS short track skater John Celski. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina. (, 04 Aug 2019)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She began practising the sport in 2002 in Collalbo, Italy.  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementWinning the women's 3000m relay at the 2019 World Cup event in Nagoya, Japan. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
NicknamesNiki (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Trust the process." (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachMaggie Qi [national], CHN  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 European Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay9  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay10  
    2022/2023 European Championships 500m12  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall24  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall26  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 Nagoya 3000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Almaty 3000m Relay4  
    2022/2023 Almaty 3000m Relay6  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay7  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay8  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m11  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay11  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay11  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 500m12  
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay15  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 500m17  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m19  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m19  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m21  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m22  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m22  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m23  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m24  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m24  
    2018/2019 Almaty 500m26  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 500m27  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1000m27  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m28  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1000m28  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m32  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1000m32  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m33  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m40  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification Overall48  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1000m53  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m64  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m67  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m73