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Aidar Bekzhanov


SportShort Track
Born20 May 1993 in Aktobe 
ResidenceOral, KAZ
LanguagesKazakh, Russian, English
Higher educationPhysical Education, Sport Studies - Kazakh Academy of Sport and Tourism: Almaty, KAZ
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.755 11 Dec 2016 Shanghai  
    1000m 1:25.634 21 Mar 2010 Sofia  
    3000m 5:22.180 28 Aug 2010  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamDynamo: Oral, KAZ  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2003 in Oral, Kazakhstan.  
Name of coachMadygali Karsybekov, KAZ, from 2003  
Reason for choosing this sportHe tried the sport and enjoyed it immediately.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Work hard, play hard." (Athlete, 12 Nov 2013)  
InjuriesIn 2013 he experienced problems with his knee. (Athlete, 12 Nov 2013)  
HobbiesPhotography, filming videos, travelling. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2015)  
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, winning bronze in the 5000m relay at the 2011 Asian Winter Games in Astana, Kazakhstan, and finishing fifth in the 5000m relay at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2015)  
Awards and honoursHe holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2015)  
Most influential person in careerHis family, and his coach. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2015)  
Other informationNATIONAL FIRST
He became the first male short track skater to represent Kazakhstan at the Olympic Winter Games when he competed at the 2010 Games in Vancouver. (, 03 Dec 2010)
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2014 Olympic Games 5000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 World Championships 5000m Relay6  
    2008/2009 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay13  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay14  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1000m17  
    2009/2010 World Championships 500m19  
    2014 Olympic Games 500m20  
    2009/2010 World Championships Overall23  
    2010 Olympic Games 1000m28  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships Overall29  
    2014 Olympic Games 1500m29  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships Overall39  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1500m39  
    2008/2009 World Junior Championships Overall41  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 Minsk 5000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m5  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 5000m Relay6  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 5000m Relay6  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m7  
    2015/2016 Dresden 5000m Relay7  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m10  
    2016/2017 Minsk 500m10  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m12  
    2012/2013 Dresden 5000m Relay12  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m13  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m20  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m20  
    2012/2013 Dresden 500m21  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1500m25  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m26  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m28  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m28  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1000m28  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1000m29  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m31  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m33  
    2010/2011 World Cup 500m39  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m43  
    2009/2010 World Cup 500m43  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m46  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m52  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1500m55  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m56  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1000m59  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m64  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m66  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m75  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m84  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m92  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m102  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m105  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m109