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Nicola Rodigari

Italy

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTITA10711198101
NOCItaly
Born07 Nov 1981 in Tirano 
GenderMen
FamilyPartner Lucia Peretti
ResidenceBormio, ITA
OccupationArmed Forces
LanguagesItalian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.405 19 Feb 2011 Dresden  
    1000m 1:24.694 04 Feb 2017 Dresden  
    1500m 2:11.402 13 Feb 2010 Vancouver  
    3000m 4:46.648 14 Mar 2009 Heerenveen  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Event  
Olympic Games
    5000m Relay   1    
World Championships
Event  
World Championships
    1500m   1    
    5000m Relay     2  
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Overall   1    
World Team Championships
Event  
World Team Championships
    Team   1 3  
European Championships
Event  
European Championships
    5000m Relay 17   1  
    Overall 5 1 1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/nicola.rodigari.3  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachKenan Gouadec [national], CAN  
Reason for choosing this sportHe followed his older brother into the sport.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age five in Bormio, Italy.  
Club / TeamCS Carabinieri: Selva di Val Gardena, ITA  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolAustralian motorcyclist Troy Bayliss. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2017)  
InjuriesHe fractured the fibula in his leg following a collision during the 2013 World Cup event in Turin, Italy. (snowalps.com, 11 Nov 2013)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning silver in the 5000m relay at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHis partner Lucia Peretti. (Athlete, 01 Feb 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Stay young." (Athlete, 01 Feb 2017)  
Other informationSHORT TRACK COUPLE
His partner Lucia Peretti has represented Italy in short track. She was part of the team that won bronze in the 3000m relay at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Lucia Peretti Facebook profile, 27 Aug 2017; SportsDeskOnline, 02 Feb 2017)

COMING OUT OF RETIREMENT
He retired in 2011 following a number of disagreements with the national skating federation. He returned to action because he wanted to compete at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. He qualified and was part of the Italian 5000m relay team. (olympic.org, 21 Feb 2014; snowalps.com, 11 Nov 2013; olimpiazzurra.com, 23 Sep 2013)
 
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2003/2004 European Championships Overall1  
    2009/2010 European Championships Overall1  
    2008/2009 European Championships Overall1  
    2006/2007 European Championships Overall1  
    2005/2006 European Championships Overall1  
    2007/2008 European Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2008/2009 European Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2009/2010 European Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2002/2003 European Championships 5000m Relay1  
    1999/2000 European Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2000/2001 European Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2005/2006 European Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2001/2002 European Championships 5000m Relay1  
    1998/1999 European Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2003/2004 European Championships 5000m Relay1  
    1999/2000 World Junior Championships Overall2  
    2006/2007 World Championships 1500m2  
    2001/2002 European Championships Overall2  
    2004/2005 World Team Championships Team2  
    2002 Olympic Games 5000m Relay2  
    2007/2008 European Championships Overall3  
    2003/2004 World Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2006/2007 World Team Championships Team3  
    1999/2000 World Team Championships Team3  
    1999/2000 World Championships 5000m Relay3  
    1997/1998 World Team Championships Team3  
    2016/2017 European Championships 5000m Relay3  
    1998/1999 World Junior Championships Overall4  
    2000/2001 World Junior Championships Overall4  
    2000/2001 European Championships Overall4  
    2005/2006 World Championships 1000m4  
    2014/2015 European Championships 5000m Relay4  
    2004/2005 European Championships 5000m Relay4  
    2006/2007 World Championships 5000m Relay4  
    2001/2002 World Championships 5000m Relay4  
    2000/2001 World Championships 5000m Relay4  
    2002/2003 World Championships 5000m Relay4  
    2006 Olympic Games 5000m Relay4  
    2005/2006 World Championships 1500m5  
    2015/2016 European Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2010/2011 European Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2008/2009 World Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2005/2006 World Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2009/2010 World Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2006/2007 World Championships Overall6  
    2015/2016 World Championships 5000m Relay6  
    2007/2008 World Championships 5000m Relay6  
    2005/2006 World Championships Overall7  
    2006 Olympic Games 500m7  
    2006 Olympic Games 1000m7  
    2006/2007 European Championships 5000m Relay7  
    2008/2009 World Championships 1000m8  
    2002/2003 World Championships 1500m8  
    2010 Olympic Games 1500m8  
    2013/2014 World Championships 5000m Relay8  
    2014 Olympic Games 5000m Relay8  
    2006/2007 World Championships 500m9  
    1997/1998 World Junior Championships Overall9  
    2002/2003 World Championships 500m9  
    2005/2006 World Championships 500m10  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1000m10  
    2007/2008 World Championships 500m10  
    2007/2008 World Championships Overall10  
    2007/2008 World Championships 1500m10  
    2004/2005 European Championships Overall10  
    2002/2003 World Championships Overall10  
    2003/2004 World Championships Overall11  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1000m12  
    2008/2009 World Championships 1500m12  
    2002/2003 World Championships 1000m12  
    2003/2004 World Championships 1000m12  
    1999/2000 World Championships Overall13  
    2009/2010 World Championships Overall13  
    2006/2007 World Championships 1000m13  
    2007/2008 World Championships 1000m13  
    2010/2011 World Championships 500m13  
    2002 Olympic Games 1000m13  
    2003/2004 World Championships 1500m14  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1500m14  
    2010/2011 World Championships Overall14  
    2010/2011 European Championships Overall14  
    2006 Olympic Games 1500m14  
    2002 Olympic Games 1500m14  
    2009/2010 World Championships 500m15  
    2010 Olympic Games 1000m17  
    2008/2009 World Championships Overall18  
    2010 Olympic Games 500m19  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1500m20  
    2003/2004 World Championships 500m22  
    2008/2009 World Championships 500m31  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2006/2007 World Cup Heerenveen 1000m1  
    2001/2002 World Cup Amsterdam 3000m1  
    2004/2005 World Cup Budapest 5000m Relay1  
    2006/2007 World Cup Heerenveen 5000m Relay1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Quebec, QC 1500m2  
    2002/2003 World Cup Bormio 500m2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Shanghai 5000m Relay2  
    2002/2003 World Cup Beijing 5000m Relay2  
    2001/2002 World Cup Amsterdam 5000m Relay2  
    2001/2002 World Cup Sofia 5000m Relay2  
    2003/2004 World Cup Calgary, AB 5000m Relay2  
    2002/2003 World Cup Bormio 5000m Relay2  
    2003/2004 World Cup Jeonju 5000m Relay2  
    2006/2007 World Cup 1000m3  
    2001/2002 World Cup Calgary, AB 1500m3  
    2001/2002 World Cup Calgary, AB 3000m3  
    2008/2009 Dresden 500m3  
    2003/2004 World Cup Mlada Boleslav 5000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 World Cup Quebec, QC 5000m Relay3  
    2007/2008 World Cup Turin 5000m Relay3  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 5000m Relay5  
    2015/2016 Dresden 5000m Relay6  
    2016/2017 Dresden 5000m Relay6  
    2001/2002 World Cup 1000m7  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 5000m Relay7  
    2008/2009 Dresden 5000m Relay7  
    2002/2003 World Cup 1000m8  
    2003/2004 World Cup Overall8  
    2003/2004 World Cup 500m8  
    2010/2011 Dresden 500m8  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1000m8  
    2010/2011 Dresden 5000m Relay8  
    2004/2005 World Cup 1500m10  
    2003/2004 World Cup 1000m10  
    2008/2009 Dresden 500m10  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay10  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 5000m Relay10  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m10  
    2001/2002 World Cup Overall11  
    2016/2017 Minsk 5000m Relay11  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 5000m Relay11  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay12  
    2001/2002 World Cup 1500m13  
    2008/2009 World Cup 500m13  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1500m14  
    2000/2001 World Cup 1500m14  
    2000/2001 World Cup 1000m14  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m14  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1500m14  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1500m15  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m15  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m15  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1000m17  
    1999/2000 World Cup 1000m17  
    2000/2001 World Cup Overall17  
    2009/2010 World Cup 500m19  
    2003/2004 World Cup 1500m19  
    2000/2001 World Cup 500m19  
    2007/2008 World Cup 1000m19  
    2004/2005 World Cup 1000m20  
    1999/2000 World Cup 500m21  
    2002/2003 World Cup 500m21  
    2010/2011 Dresden 1500m21  
    2010/2011 World Cup 500m22  
    2007/2008 World Cup 1500m22  
    2001/2002 World Cup 500m22  
    2004/2005 World Cup 500m22  
    2002/2003 World Cup 1500m23  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m24  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1500m24  
    2006/2007 World Cup 1500m25  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m25  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m25  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m25  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m28  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m30  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m32  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m32  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1500m32  
    2002/2003 World Cup Overall34  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1000m35  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1000m35  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m36  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m36  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m36  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 500m36  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m38  
    1999/2000 World Cup 1500m38  
    2005/2006 World Cup Overall42  
    1999/2000 World Cup Overall43  
    1998/1999 World Cup 500m43  
    1998/1999 World Cup Overall45  
    2005/2006 World Cup 1500m46  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m47  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m53  
    2005/2006 World Cup 1000m53  
    2005/2006 World Cup 500m56  
    2004/2005 World Cup Overall56  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m59  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m66  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m66  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m75  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m88  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m145