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Tatyana Borodulina

Russia

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTRUS22212198401
NOCRussia
Born22 Dec 1984 in Omsk 
GenderWomen
ResidenceMoscow, RUS
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Russian
Higher educationCoaching - Siberian State University of Physical Education: Omsk, RUS
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.149 15 Mar 2014 Montreal  
    1000m 1:29.252 12 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:19.889 04 Jan 2004 Beijing  
    3000m 5:29.496 22 Jan 2006 Krynica  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    2000m Relay   1 1  
World Team Championships
Event  
World Team Championships
    Team   1    
European Championships
Event  
European Championships
    3000m Relay 4 3 1  
    Overall 1 1    
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/borodulina.tatiana  
twitter.com/taniaborodulina  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportShe began skating because it was the top sport in her hometown. She enjoyed it because of the speed and excitement.  
Name of coachAndrey Maksimov [national], RUS; Anatoly Brasalin [personal], RUS, from 1998  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up short track in 1997 in Omsk, Russian Federation, having switched from figure skating.  
Club / TeamDynamo: Omsk, RUS  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolRussian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)  
NicknamesTanya (omsk.aif.ru, 25 Feb 2014)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the overall competition at the 2005 European Championships in Turin, Italy, and finishing fourth in the 3000m relay at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHer family, and coach Anatoly Brasalin. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2015)  
AmbitionsTo skate the 500m in under 43 seconds. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2015)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Never give up." (Athlete, 12 Jan 2017)  
Other informationTO AUSTRALIA AND BACK
She represented the Russian Federation before relocating to Australia in 2006 to skate under coach Ann Zhang. After initial citizenship troubles, she started representing Australia in the 2007/08 World Cup season. She began competing for the Russian Federation again in the 2011/12 season, as she wanted to represent the Russian Federation at its home Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (theaustralian.com.au, 21 Dec 2012; wintersport-news.it, 18 Sep 2010; smh.com.au, 29 Jan 2010; AOC, 20 Sep 2009; theage.com.au, 09 May 2009)

NATIONAL FIRST
She was the first short track skater representing Australia to win a World Cup race. She claimed victory in the 500m at the 2009 event in Dresden, Germany. (smh.com.au, 09 Feb 2010)
 
Awards and honoursIn 2009 she was named Australian Ice Racing's Skater of the Year. (OWIA, 16 Oct 2009)

She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (russkating.ru, 2015)
 
HobbiesReading, shopping, other sports. (russkating.ru, 18 Dec 2013)  
InjuriesIn 2014 she underwent knee surgery. She injured the same knee prior to the start of the 2014/15 international season. (rsport.ru, 15 Jun 2015; allsportinfo.ru, 21 Jul 2014)

She suffered from back pain during the 2011/12 season and required hospital treatment to cure a chronic disc protrusion. (russkating.ru, 08 May 2012)

She injured her knee while skiing in 2001. (NOC, 23 Dec 2009)
 
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2004/2005 European Championships Overall1  
    2004/2005 European Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2003/2004 European Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2003/2004 European Championships Overall2  
    2015/2016 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2003/2004 World Team Championships Team2  
    2002/2003 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2002/2003 World Junior Championships 2000m Relay2  
    2003/2004 World Junior Championships 2000m Relay3  
    2000/2001 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2002/2003 World Junior Championships Overall4  
    2002/2003 European Championships Overall4  
    2013/2014 European Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2012/2013 European Championships Overall4  
    2014 Olympic Games 3000m Relay4  
    2005/2006 European Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2003/2004 World Junior Championships Overall5  
    2013/2014 European Championships Overall5  
    2012/2013 European Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2005/2006 European Championships Overall6  
    2016/2017 World Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2013/2014 World Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2010 Olympic Games 1000m7  
    2004/2005 World Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2012/2013 World Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2003/2004 World Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2016/2017 European Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2003/2004 World Championships 1500m9  
    2010 Olympic Games 1500m11  
    2002/2003 World Championships Overall12  
    2002/2003 World Championships 1500m12  
    2002/2003 World Championships 1000m12  
    2003/2004 World Championships Overall12  
    2013/2014 World Championships 500m12  
    2016/2017 European Championships Overall13  
    2003/2004 World Championships 500m14  
    2002/2003 World Championships 500m15  
    2008/2009 World Championships 1500m15  
    2008/2009 World Championships Overall16  
    2000/2001 European Championships Overall16  
    2008/2009 World Championships 1000m16  
    2000/2001 World Championships 500m17  
    2012/2013 World Championships 500m17  
    2014 Olympic Games 1000m19  
    2000/2001 World Junior Championships Overall20  
    2000/2001 World Championships 1500m20  
    2013/2014 World Championships 1000m20  
    2003/2004 World Championships 1000m21  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1000m21  
    2010 Olympic Games 500m21  
    2012/2013 World Championships Overall23  
    2008/2009 World Championships 500m24  
    2013/2014 World Championships Overall24  
    2009/2010 World Championships Overall25  
    2009/2010 World Championships 500m25  
    2012/2013 World Championships 1000m25  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1500m29  
    2000/2001 World Championships 1000m29  
    2000/2001 World Championships Overall30  
    2012/2013 World Championships 1500m31  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2008/2009 Dresden 500m1  
    2008/2009 Dresden 500m1  
    2002/2003 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 Minsk 3000m Relay1  
    2003/2004 World Cup Jeonju 500m2  
    2002/2003 World Cup Saguenay, QC 3000m2  
    2005/2006 World Cup Seoul 3000m2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Dordrecht 3000m Relay2  
    2004/2005 World Cup Saguenay, QC 3000m Relay2  
    2005/2006 World Cup Hangzhou 3000m Relay2  
    2008/2009 World Cup 500m3  
    2005/2006 World Cup Seoul Overall3  
    2007/2008 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 500m3  
    2005/2006 World Cup Bormio 1000m3  
    2008/2009 World Cup Beijing 500m3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Montreal, QC 3000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Toronto, ON 3000m Relay3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Budapest 3000m Relay3  
    2004/2005 World Cup Beijing 3000m Relay3  
    2011/2012 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay3  
    2005/2006 World Cup 1000m4  
    2015/2016 Dresden 3000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 Dresden 3000m Relay6  
    2012/2013 Dresden 3000m Relay6  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m7  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1500m8  
    2003/2004 World Cup Overall8  
    2003/2004 World Cup 500m8  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m10  
    2007/2008 World Cup 500m10  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1000m10  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1000m10  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m11  
    2003/2004 World Cup 1000m11  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1000m11  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m12  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay12  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1000m12  
    2002/2003 World Cup 500m13  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m14  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1500m14  
    2009/2010 World Cup 500m14  
    2016/2017 Minsk 500m14  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1000m15  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m15  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m16  
    2001/2002 World Cup 1500m17  
    2012/2013 Dresden 500m17  
    2004/2005 World Cup 500m18  
    2002/2003 World Cup Overall18  
    2004/2005 World Cup Overall19  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m20  
    2002/2003 World Cup 1000m22  
    2005/2006 World Cup Overall22  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m23  
    2001/2002 World Cup Overall24  
    2004/2005 World Cup 1500m24  
    2003/2004 World Cup 1500m24  
    2007/2008 World Cup 1000m24  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m24  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m26  
    2002/2003 World Cup 1500m26  
    2004/2005 World Cup 1000m26  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m26  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m26  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m26  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m27  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1000m29  
    2001/2002 World Cup 500m29  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m33  
    2005/2006 World Cup 1500m33  
    2005/2006 World Cup 500m34  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m36  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m37  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m39  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m41  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m44  
    2001/2002 World Cup 1000m48  
    2007/2008 World Cup 1500m65  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m67