Short Track Speed Skating - Biographies - Marina Georgieva-Nikolova

photo Marina Georgieva-Nikolova Sport Short Track
FederationIDSTBUL21006198001
NOC Bulgaria
Gender Women
Born 10 Jun 1980 in Sofia , BUL
Personal Bests
Event Record DateLocation
500m 43.976 07 Mar 2009 Vienna, AUT
1000m 1:31.595 08 Feb 2009 Sofia, BUL
1500m 2:23.517 12 Nov 2009 Marquette, MI, USA
3000m 5:11.803 14 Nov 2010 Bormio, ITA
Further Personal Information
Marital status Married
Family Daughter Marija-Nikol
Residence Sofia, BUL
Occupation Student
Languages Bulgarian, English
Higher education Coaching - National Sports Academy: Bulgaria
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She took up the sport in 1996 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Why this sport? "Because I liked the speed, winning and being part of the game."
Club / Team Ice Peak: Sofia, BUL
Name of coach Yulian Angelov
Coach from which country? Bulgaria
Coach from what year? 2006
International Debut
Year 1998
Competing for Bulgaria
General Interest
Hobbies Sledding or skiing with her daughter. (sportal.bg, 29 Jan 2012)
Most influential person in career Her teammates. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2012)
Hero / Idol Korean short track skater Dong Sung Kim. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Only dreams come true. If you really want, you will get it." (Athlete, 09 Dec 2012)

Year Competition EventRank
2000/2001 European Championships 3000m Relay 1
1999/2000 European Championships 3000m Relay 1
2007/2008 European Championships 3000m Relay 2
2001/2002 European Championships 3000m Relay 2
1998/1999 European Championships 3000m Relay 2
2002/2003 World Championships 3000m Relay 3
2000/2001 World Championships 3000m Relay 3
1998/1999 World Championships 3000m Relay 3
2006/2007 European Championships Overall 4
2002/2003 European Championships 3000m Relay 4
2001/2002 World Championships 3000m Relay 4
2010/2011 European Championships 3000m Relay 6
2006/2007 European Championships 3000m Relay 6
2001/2002 Olympic Games 3000m Relay 6
2012/2013 European Championships 3000m Relay 7
2011/2012 European Championships 3000m Relay 7
2010/2011 European Championships Overall 7
2008/2009 European Championships 3000m Relay 7
2001/2002 European Championships Overall 7
1999/2000 European Championships Overall 7
2009/2010 World Championships 3000m Relay 8
2007/2008 World Championships 3000m Relay 8
2005/2006 European Championships 3000m Relay 8
2004/2005 European Championships Overall 8
2004/2005 European Championships 3000m Relay 8
2002/2003 European Championships Overall 8
2008/2009 European Championships Overall 10
2007/2008 World Championships 500m 11
2005/2006 European Championships Overall 11
2008/2009 World Championships 500m 12
2008/2009 World Championships 1500m 12
2006/2007 World Championships 1000m 12
2008/2009 World Championships Overall 14
2001/2002 World Championships 1000m 14
2007/2008 World Championships Overall 15
2001/2002 Olympic Games 500m 15
2011/2012 European Championships Overall 16
2009/2010 Olympic Games 1500m 17
2007/2008 World Championships 1500m 17
2011/2012 World Championships 1000m 18
2009/2010 World Championships 1000m 18
2005/2006 World Championships 500m 18
2001/2002 Olympic Games 1500m 18
2000/2001 World Championships 1500m 18
2000/2001 World Championships 500m 19
2011/2012 World Championships Overall 20
2011/2012 World Championships 500m 20
2010/2011 World Championships 500m 20
2001/2002 World Championships Overall 20
2006/2007 World Championships Overall 21
2000/2001 European Championships Overall 21
2012/2013 World Championships 500m 22
2010/2011 World Championships 1500m 22
2009/2010 World Championships 500m 22
2008/2009 World Championships 1000m 22
2007/2008 European Championships Overall 22
2000/2001 World Championships Overall 22
2012/2013 European Championships Overall 23
2010/2011 World Championships Overall 23
2009/2010 European Championships Overall 23
2009/2010 World Championships Overall 24
2004/2005 World Championships 500m 24
2011/2012 World Championships 1500m 25
2006/2007 World Championships 500m 25
2000/2001 World Championships 1000m 25
2010/2011 World Championships 1000m 26
2006/2007 World Championships 1500m 26
2005/2006 World Championships 1000m 26
2002/2003 World Championships 500m 27
2012/2013 World Championships 1000m 28
2007/2008 World Championships 1000m 28
2005/2006 World Championships Overall 28
2004/2005 World Championships Overall 28
2004/2005 World Championships 1500m 28
2002/2003 World Championships 1500m 28
2004/2005 World Championships 1000m 29
2012/2013 World Championships Overall 30
2009/2010 World Championships 1500m 31
2005/2006 World Championships 1500m 31
2002/2003 World Championships Overall 31
2001/2002 World Championships 500m 31
2009/2010 Olympic Games 500m 32
2002/2003 World Championships 1000m 33
2001/2002 World Championships 1500m 33
1999/2000 World Championships Overall 33
2012/2013 World Championships 1500m 35
Year Competition EventRank
2007/2008 World Cup Quebec City 3000m Relay 3
2006/2007 World Cup Heerenveen 1500m 3
2002/2003 World Cup Overall 12
2006/2007 World Cup 1000m 13
2002/2003 World Cup 1500m 14
2006/2007 World Cup 1500m 16
2005/2006 World Cup Overall 16
2007/2008 World Cup 1000m 17
2000/2001 World Cup Overall 17
2002/2003 World Cup 1000m 18
2002/2003 World Cup 500m 18
2010/2011 World Cup 500m 19
2000/2001 World Cup 500m 19
1999/2000 World Cup 500m 19
2006/2007 World Cup 500m 20
2004/2005 World Cup Overall 20
2008/2009 World Cup 1000m 21
2000/2001 World Cup 1500m 21
2001/2002 World Cup Overall 22
2001/2002 World Cup 500m 24
1999/2000 World Cup 1500m 24
2001/2002 World Cup 1000m 25
1999/2000 World Cup Overall 25
2007/2008 World Cup 500m 27
2005/2006 World Cup 1000m 27
2004/2005 World Cup 500m 27
2009/2010 World Cup 1500m 29
2005/2006 World Cup 1500m 30
2004/2005 World Cup 1500m 31
1999/2000 World Cup 1000m 31
2004/2005 World Cup 1000m 33
2009/2010 World Cup 500m 34
2009/2010 World Cup 1000m 35
2008/2009 World Cup 500m 36
2005/2006 World Cup 500m 37
2000/2001 World Cup 1000m 37
2012/2013 World Cup 1000m 41
2012/2013 World Cup 500m 41
2011/2012 World Cup 500m 45
2010/2011 World Cup 1000m 45
2001/2002 World Cup 1500m 48
2011/2012 World Cup 1500m 70
2012/2013 World Cup 1500m 77
2011/2012 World Cup 1000m 78