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Denis Kuzin

Kazakhstan

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSKAZ10412198801
NOCKazakhstan
Born04 Dec 1988 in  Kustanai
GenderMen
Marital status* unknown *
FamilyDaughter Ksenia [2010]
ResidenceKazakhstan
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesRussian
Higher educationPhysical Education, Sport Studies - Kustanai State Pedagogical Institute: Kazakhstan
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.22 10 Nov 2013 Calgary  
    1000m 1:07.71 09 Nov 2013 Calgary  
    1500m 1:43.60 15 Nov 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 7:03.97 24 Dec 2008 Chelyabinsk  
    10000m 14:29.49 31 Mar 2009 Chelyabinsk  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    1000m 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/denis777  
twitter.com/DennisKuzin  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamDynamo: Kustanai, KAZ  
Reason for choosing this sport"Coach Nikolay Pastushenko came to our school and made an announcement about speed skating recruitment. Almost the whole class registered, but in the end I stayed there alone and started training."  
Name of coachVadim Sayutin, RUS, from 2009  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 1998 in Kustanai, Kazakhstan.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis family. (Athlete, 31 Jan 2011)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 1000m at the 2013 World Single Distances Championships in Sochi, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 12 Nov 2017)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 05 Jan 2016)  
HobbiesCooking, reading books, watching television and movies, listening to music. (Athlete, 05 Jan 2016)  
InjuriesIn 2012 he was sidelined for four months after falling off his bicycle and injuring his shoulder. (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017; sportinfo.kz, 01 May 2013; sport-express.ru, 22 Mar 2013)  
Awards and honoursIn 2013 he was named among the Six Best Athletes of Kazakhstan. (vesti.kz, 24 Jan 2014)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 05 Jan 2016)
 
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 1000m1  
    2013/2014 World Sprint Championships Overall4  
    2014 Olympic Games 1000m7  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 1000m8  
    2014 Olympic Games 1500m9  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 1000m11  
    2014/2015 World Sprint Championships Overall11  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 1500m13  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 1500m15  
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships 1000m16  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 1000m17  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 1500m18  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships 1000m21  
    2010/2011 World Sprint Championships Overall22  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships 1500m22  
    2011/2012 World Sprint Championships Overall22  
    2010 Olympic Games 1000m23  
    2010 Olympic Games 1500m23  
    2009/2010 World Sprint Championships Overall24  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m27  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m30  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m7  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m9  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m12  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m13  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m15  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m16  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1500m20  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m20  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m21  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m22  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m24  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m26  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m26  
    2013/2014 World Cup Overall27  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m32  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1000m36  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m42  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m43  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1500m43