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Davide Ghiotto

Italy

SportSpeed Skating
NOCItaly
Born03 Dec 1993 in  Vicenza
GenderMen
ResidenceVicenza, ITA
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, Italian
Higher educationPhilosophy - University of Trento: Italy
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.32 30 Oct 2015 Inzell  
    1000m 1:15.36 22 Feb 2015 Inzell  
    1500m 1:50.67 25 Nov 2017 Calgary  
    5000m 6:14.68 10 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    10000m 12:53.63 19 Nov 2017 Stavanger  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/davide.ghiotto.79  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamGruppo Cosmo Noale Ice: Venice, ITA  
Name of coachMaurizio Marchetto [national], ITA  
Reason for choosing this sportHe switched from roller to ice speed skating in order to have the opportunity to compete at the Olympic Winter Games.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up roller speed skating at age seven, and switched to ice speed skating in 2013 in Baselga di Pine, Italy.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"No pain, no gain." (Athlete, 27 Jan 2017)

"Every day is a new day, so you can try." (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)
 
HobbiesReading, watching films, cycling. (pyeongchang2018.coni.it, 12 Feb 2017)  
Superstitions / Rituals / BeliefsHe talks to his skates before he competes. (pyeongchang2018.coni.it, 12 Feb 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing fifth in the 10,000m at the 2017 World Single Distance Championships in Gangneung, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Other sportsHe has competed in roller speed skating at an elite level. (mundopatin.com, 13 Mar 2016)  
Most influential person in careerHis father. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Hero / IdolSwiss road cyclist Fabian Cancellara. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 10000m5  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 5000m6  
    2018 Olympic Games 10000m12  
    2016/2017 European Allround Championships Allround17  
    2018 Olympic Games 5000m19  
    2017/2018 World Allround Championships Allround23  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup 5000/10000m12  
    2016/2017 World Cup 5000/10000m17