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Cecilia Maffei


SportShort Track
Born19 Nov 1984 in Tione di Trento 
ResidencePinzolo, ITA
LanguagesEnglish, Italian
OccupationPolice Athlete
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 44.425 28 Mar 2010 Bormio  
    1000m 1:30.730 13 Feb 2009 Dresden  
    1500m 2:21.982 08 Dec 2012 Shanghai  
    3000m 5:14.855 14 Nov 2010 Bormio  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Olympic Games
    3000m Relay   1    
World Championships
World Championships
    3000m Relay     2  
World Team Championships
World Team Championships
    Team     1  
European Championships
European Championships
    3000m Relay 1 2 2  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamGS Fiamme Azzurre: Italy  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer father, and her first coach. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolItalian short track skater Arianna Fontana, Italian motorcycle racer Valentino Rossi. (Athlete, 01 Feb 2017)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachAssen Pandov [national], BUL; Ludovic Mathieu [national], FRA  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up short track at age seven in Pinzolo, Italy.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Never give up and have fun." (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesShe injured her ankle ligaments in December 2017. She returned to action the following month. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)

She injured her knee in August 2013. (, 20 Nov 2013)

She was injured for five months in 2008 after breaking her shoulder during training. (Athlete, 02 Feb 2017, 10 Dec 2015)
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementWinning silver in the 3000m relay at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportShe wanted to try a new sport and found it fun. "I was immediately in love because I liked the speed and the feeling of flying on the ice."  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 European Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2018 Olympic Games 3000m Relay2  
    2006/2007 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2011/2012 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2013/2014 World Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2009/2010 World Team Championships Team3  
    2010/2011 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2005/2006 World Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2006/2007 World Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2017/2018 World Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2013/2014 European Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2015/2016 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2018/2019 European Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2010/2011 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2008/2009 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2009/2010 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2008/2009 European Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2012/2013 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2011/2012 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2010 Olympic Games 3000m Relay6  
    2001/2002 World Junior Championships 2000m Relay7  
    2003/2004 World Junior Championships 2000m Relay7  
    2002/2003 World Junior Championships 2000m Relay7  
    2009/2010 European Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2000/2001 World Junior Championships 2000m Relay7  
    2012/2013 European Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2012/2013 European Championships Overall9  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1000m11  
    2009/2010 European Championships Overall12  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1000m15  
    2018/2019 European Championships 1500m15  
    2018/2019 European Championships 500m16  
    2011/2012 European Championships Overall17  
    2018/2019 European Championships Overall17  
    2008/2009 European Championships Overall18  
    2002/2003 World Junior Championships Overall19  
    2001/2002 World Junior Championships Overall20  
    2003/2004 World Junior Championships Overall20  
    2010 Olympic Games 1000m21  
    2009/2010 World Championships Overall22  
    2010 Olympic Games 500m22  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1500m25  
    2008/2009 World Championships 500m26  
    2010 Olympic Games 1500m26  
    2008/2009 World Championships 1500m27  
    2008/2009 World Championships Overall28  
    2009/2010 World Championships 500m28  
    2008/2009 World Championships 1000m30  
    2012/2013 World Championships 1000m31  
    2012/2013 World Championships 1500m32  
    2012/2013 World Championships 500m32  
    2012/2013 World Championships Overall33  
    2000/2001 World Junior Championships Overall35  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2015/2016 Dresden 3000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 Dordrecht 3000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 Nagoya 3000m Relay1  
    2006/2007 Heerenveen 3000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 Dresden 3000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 Minsk 3000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Turin 3000m Relay2  
    2008/2009 Dresden 3000m Relay2  
    2008/2009 Sofia 3000m Relay2  
    2007/2008 Kobe 3000m Relay2  
    2007/2008 Turin 3000m Relay2  
    2007/2008 Heerenveen 3000m Relay2  
    2013/2014 Kolomna 3000m Relay3  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 3000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 Shanghai 3000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 Moscow 3000m Relay3  
    2002/2003 Bormio 3000m Relay3  
    2008/2009 Beijing 3000m Relay3  
    2006/2007 Budapest 3000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 Shanghai 3000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 Sochi 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Almaty 3000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 3000m Relay5  
    2012/2013 Dresden 3000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 3000m Relay6  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay6  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m6  
    2010/2011 Dresden 3000m Relay6  
    2006/2007 World Cup Classification 1500m7  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1000m9  
    2018/2019 Almaty 2000m Relay10  
    2008/2009 Dresden 1000m12  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m14  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m14  
    2006/2007 World Cup Classification 1000m15  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1500m15  
    2008/2009 Dresden 1500m16  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m16  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m16  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m16  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m18  
    2008/2009 World Cup Classification 1500m20  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m21  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1000m21  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m21  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1000m21  
    2010/2011 Dresden 1500m22  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m22  
    2010/2011 Dresden 1000m25  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1000m26  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m26  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m27  
    2009/2010 World Cup Classification 1000m28  
    2007/2008 World Cup Classification 1500m28  
    2011/2012 World Cup Classification 1500m29  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m29  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 1000m30  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1000m35  
    2010/2011 World Cup Classification 1500m35  
    2009/2010 World Cup Classification 1500m36  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1500m37  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 1500m37  
    2008/2009 World Cup Classification 1000m38  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1000m38  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m40  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1000m40  
    2010/2011 World Cup Classification 1000m42  
    2011/2012 World Cup Classification 1000m43  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m46  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1500m55  
    2007/2008 World Cup Classification 1000m55  
    2003/2004 World Cup Classification 1000m55  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 500m64  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1000m68  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m79