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Andrea Giovannini

Italy

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSITA12708199301
NOCItaly
Born27 Aug 1993 in  Trento
GenderMen
FamilyPartner Linda Bortolotti
ResidenceBaselga di Piné, ITA
OccupationAthlete, Police Officer
LanguagesEnglish, Italian
Higher educationGeometry - Technical Institute of Technology Andrea Pozzo: Trento, ITA
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 36.57 07 Mar 2015 Calgary  
    1000m 1:10.56 01 Oct 2017 Inzell  
    1000m 1:11.14 16 Mar 2012 Calgary  
    1500m 1:44.17 03 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    5000m 6:08.80 10 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    10000m 13:05.62 19 Nov 2017 Stavanger  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    5000m   1    
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps 1      
    Allround     1  
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    Mass Start 16 Laps   1    
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/andrea.giovannini.75  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamGS Fiamme Gialle: Predazzo, ITA  
Reason for choosing this sportHe wanted to learn how to skate.  
Name of coachMaurizio Marchetto [national], ITA  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began the sport at age six in Baselga di Pine, Italy.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Never surrender." (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Famous relativesHis partner Linda Bortolotti has represented Italy in speed skating at World Cup and Junior World Cup events. (SportsDeskOnline, 19 Oct 2017; Facebook profile, 24 Aug 2017)  
HobbiesCycling, reading, spending time with friends. (pyeongchang2018.coni.it, 12 Feb 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, and winning the mass start at the 2014 World Cup event in Seoul, Republic of Korea. (fiammegialle.org, 03 Mar 2018; it.eurosport.com, 06 Feb 2018; Athlete, 06 Feb 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHis family, coach Maurizio Marchetto and partner Linda Bortolotti . (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Bob de Jong. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps2  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps4  
    2015/2016 European Championships Allround5  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps5  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps5  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps5  
    2015/2016 World Allround Championships Allround6  
    2018 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 8 Laps6  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps6  
    2016/2017 European Allround Championships Allround6  
    2016/2017 World Allround Championships Allround6  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 5000m10  
    2017/2018 World Allround Championships Allround11  
    2014/2015 European Championships Allround11  
    2018 Olympic Games Mass Start 16 Laps12  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 5000m12  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 5000m14  
    2013/2014 European Championships Allround14  
    2014/2015 World Allround Championships Allround15  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 5000m15  
    2013/2014 World Allround Championships Allround17  
    2014 Olympic Games 5000m17  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps20  
    2018 Olympic Games 5000m20  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m27  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2014/2015 World Cup Seoul Mass Start 16 Laps1  
    2016/2017 World Cup Astana Mass Start 16 Laps1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Calgary, AB Mass Start 16 Laps1  
    2018/2019 World Cup Obihiro Mass Start 16 Laps1  
    2016/2017 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Minsk Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps3  
    2016/2017 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Calgary, AB Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps6  
    2013/2014 World Cup Mass Start 20 Laps8  
    2017/2018 World Cup 5000/10000m8  
    2015/2016 World Cup 5000/10000m10  
    2016/2017 World Cup 5000/10000m10  
    2014/2015 World Cup 5000/10000m11  
    2014/2015 World Cup Overall12  
    2016/2017 World Cup Overall16  
    2017/2018 World Cup Overall16  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m20  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m21  
    2013/2014 World Cup 5000/10000m26  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m27  
    2015/2016 World Cup Overall31