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Nicola Tumolero

Italy

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSITA12409199401
NOCItaly
Born24 Sep 1994 in  Asiago
GenderMen
ResidenceRoana, ITA
OccupationAthlete, Police Officer
LanguagesEnglish, Italian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.12 05 Mar 2016 Berlin  
    1000m 1:11.22 20 Oct 2017 Inzell  
    1500m 1:45.07 09 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 6:07.50 10 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    10000m 12:54.32 15 Feb 2018 Gangneung  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Event  
Olympic Games
    10000m     1  
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps 1      
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    5000m 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/nicola.tumolero94/  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe was encouraged to take up the sport by his parents. "My father used to skate as a young man. When I was a child my parents enrolled me into the sports association of my hometown."  
Club / TeamGS Fiamme Oro: Moena, ITA  
Name of coachMaurizio Marchetto [national], ITA; Enrico Fabris [personal], ITA  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age four in Roana, Italy.  
Training RegimeDuring the summer he trains seven hours a day.  
General Interest
General Interest
NicknamesTumo (vanityfair.it, 15 Feb 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Never back down." (Athlete, 06 Feb 2017)  
InjuriesIn February 2018 he sustained an ankle injury while competing at the Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. He returned to training with the national team in June that year. (oasport.it, 06 Jun 2018)

In 2016 he suffered a knee injury which stopped him from training for three weeks. (Athlete, 06 Feb 2017)
 
HobbiesHiking, cycling, spending time with friends. (sportface.it, 25 Jan 2018)  
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Hero / IdolItalian motorcycle racer Valentino Rossi. (Athlete, 06 Feb 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze in the 10,000m event at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, finishing third in team pursuit at the 2016 World Cup event in Heerenveen, Netherlands, placing first in the team pursuit at the 2013 World Junior Championships in Collalbo, Italy. (sportfair.it, 15 Feb 2018; Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 5000m1  
    2018 Olympic Games 10000m3  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps4  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps5  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps5  
    2018 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 8 Laps6  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps6  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1500m6  
    2018 Olympic Games 5000m8  
    2016/2017 European Allround Championships Allround9  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps11  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 5000m13  
    2015/2016 European Championships Allround14  
    2016/2017 World Allround Championships Allround16  
    2015/2016 World Allround Championships Allround17  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 1500m23  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Erfurt 5000m2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2017/2018 World Cup 5000/10000m4  
    2016/2017 World Cup 5000/10000m13  
    2014/2015 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps15  
    2017/2018 World Cup Overall25  
    2015/2016 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps25  
    2015/2016 World Cup 5000/10000m27  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m36  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m38  
    2014/2015 World Cup 5000/10000m52