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Martina Valcepina

Italy

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTITA20406199201
NOCItaly
Born04 Jun 1992 in Sondalo 
GenderWomen
Marital statusCommon Law / De Facto
FamilyPartner Luigi, twin daughters Camilla and Rebecca [2014]
ResidenceBormio, ITA
OccupationPolice Officer
LanguagesEnglish, Italian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.117 11 Dec 2016 Shanghai  
    1000m 1:31.253 13 Jan 2017 Turin  
    1500m 2:22.757 28 Sep 2013 Shanghai  
    3000m 5:21.937 16 Jan 2011 Heerenveen  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Event  
Olympic Games
    3000m Relay     1  
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    2000m Relay   1    
    3000m Relay 2      
    Overall     1  
World Team Championships
Event  
World Team Championships
    Team     1  
European Championships
Event  
European Championships
    3000m Relay 1 1 2  
    Overall     2  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/martina.valcepina  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportShe thought it was fun.  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport at age six in 1998 in Bormio, Italy.  
Club / TeamFiamme Gialle: Predazzo, ITA  
Name of coachKenan Gouadec [national], CAN  
International Debut
International Debut
Year2008  
Competing forItaly  
TournamentWorld Championships  
LocationKorea  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer family. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2012)  
Hero / IdolUS swimmer Michael Phelps, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2012)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Don't give up." (Athlete, 09 Dec 2012)  
Other informationYOUNGEST
At age 17 she was the youngest Italian athlete at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. (sportolimpico.it, 01 Feb 2010)
 
Famous relativesHer sister Arianna represented Italy in short track at the 2015 European Championships in Dordrecht, Netherlands. (SportsDeskOnline, 05 Feb 2015; lastampa.it, 30 Jan 2012)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2008/2009 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 European Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2007/2008 World Junior Championships 2000m Relay2  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships Overall3  
    2010/2011 European Championships Overall3  
    2011/2012 European Championships Overall3  
    2014 Olympic Games 3000m Relay3  
    2009/2010 World Team Championships Team3  
    2010/2011 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2011/2012 World Championships 500m4  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2013/2014 European Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2008/2009 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2010/2011 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2008/2009 European Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2012/2013 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2011/2012 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2012/2013 World Championships 500m6  
    2016/2017 European Championships Overall6  
    2010 Olympic Games 3000m Relay6  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships Overall7  
    2013/2014 European Championships Overall7  
    2009/2010 European Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2008/2009 European Championships Overall8  
    2012/2013 World Championships 1500m8  
    2012/2013 European Championships Overall8  
    2012/2013 European Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2010/2011 World Championships 500m9  
    2006/2007 World Junior Championships 2000m Relay10  
    2009/2010 European Championships Overall11  
    2011/2012 World Championships Overall11  
    2012/2013 World Championships Overall11  
    2012/2013 World Championships 1000m14  
    2011/2012 World Championships 1500m15  
    2008/2009 World Junior Championships Overall16  
    2007/2008 World Junior Championships Overall17  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1000m20  
    2014 Olympic Games 500m20  
    2006/2007 World Junior Championships Overall23  
    2014 Olympic Games 1000m23  
    2014 Olympic Games 1500m23  
    2010/2011 World Championships Overall25  
    2010 Olympic Games 500m31  
    2011/2012 World Championships 1000m32  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2011/2012 World Cup Nagoya 3000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 500m2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Saguenay, QC 500m2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Saguenay, QC 500m2  
    2010/2011 Dresden 500m2  
    2016/2017 Dresden 3000m Relay2  
    2008/2009 Dresden 3000m Relay2  
    2008/2009 World Cup Sofia 3000m Relay2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Nagoya 500m3  
    2010/2011 World Cup Moscow 500m3  
    2010/2011 Dresden 500m3  
    2011/2012 World Cup Dordrecht 500m3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Kolomna 3000m Relay3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Turin 3000m Relay3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Dordrecht 500m3  
    2010/2011 World Cup Shanghai 3000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 World Cup Moscow 3000m Relay3  
    2008/2009 World Cup Beijing 3000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Shanghai 3000m Relay3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Shanghai 3000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Sochi 3000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 World Cup 500m5  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 3000m Relay5  
    2012/2013 Dresden 3000m Relay5  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m6  
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m6  
    2010/2011 Dresden 3000m Relay6  
    2008/2009 Dresden 500m7  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m7  
    2012/2013 Dresden 500m14  
    2008/2009 World Cup 500m18  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m18  
    2008/2009 Dresden 500m18  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m19  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m19  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m21  
    2009/2010 World Cup 500m24  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m28  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m30  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m31  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m40  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m46  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1000m50  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m62  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m66  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m103