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Vyacheslav Kurginyan


SportShort Track
Born22 Dec 1986 in Ufa 
ResidenceUfa, RUS
Higher educationEconomics - Bashkir State University: Ufa, RUS
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.969 08 Nov 2015 Toronto  
    1000m 1:24.582 20 Oct 2012 Calgary  
    1500m 2:13.547 13 Dec 2014 Shanghai  
    3000m 4:49.810 09 Nov 2014 Bormio  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Championships
World Championships
    5000m Relay   1    
European Championships
European Championships
    5000m Relay   1    
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamMoscow Region Centre of Olympic Sports/'Sporting Klin' Youth School of Olympic Reserve/Central Army Sports Club [CSKA]: Russia  
Reason for choosing this sportHe tried swimming but was not very good at it so he took up short track instead.  
Name of coachAlbert Timerbulatov, RUS, from 1997; Yury Muratov, RUS, from 2007  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began short track training at age seven in Ufa, Russian Federation.  
General Interest
General Interest
NicknamesSlava (Facebook profile, 26 Oct 2015)  
Most influential person in careerHis father. (Athlete, 07 Apr 2015)  
AmbitionsTo win gold medals at the European and world championships in 2016. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2015)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning silver in the 5000m relay at the 2013 World Championships in Debrecen, Hungary. (Athlete, 07 Apr 2015)  
HobbiesStudying and collecting currency, movies, books, foreign languages. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2015)  
Awards and honoursHe holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 07 Apr 2015)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2011/2012 European Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2012/2013 World Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2005/2006 World Junior Championships 2000m Relay4  
    2007/2008 European Championships 5000m Relay4  
    2007/2008 World Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2009/2010 European Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2006/2007 European Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2011/2012 World Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2007/2008 European Championships Overall6  
    2004/2005 World Junior Championships 2000m Relay7  
    2004/2005 World Championships 1500m12  
    2004/2005 World Junior Championships Overall13  
    2003/2004 World Junior Championships 2000m Relay13  
    2008/2009 European Championships Overall14  
    2006 Olympic Games 500m14  
    2006 Olympic Games 1500m15  
    2006 Olympic Games 1000m18  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1500m22  
    2007/2008 World Championships 500m26  
    2009/2010 World Championships 500m28  
    2003/2004 World Junior Championships Overall29  
    2004/2005 World Championships 1000m31  
    2004/2005 World Championships Overall33  
    2009/2010 World Championships Overall37  
    2005/2006 World Junior Championships Overall37  
    2007/2008 World Championships Overall46  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1000m55  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2012/2013 World Cup Sochi 5000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Nagoya 5000m Relay2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Saguenay, QC 5000m Relay2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Calgary, AB 5000m Relay2  
    2012/2013 Dresden 5000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 Dresden 5000m Relay7  
    2008/2009 Dresden 5000m Relay9  
    2008/2009 Dresden 1500m11  
    2010/2011 Dresden 1500m14  
    2008/2009 Dresden 1000m17  
    2006/2007 World Cup 1500m19  
    2005/2006 World Cup 1000m20  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1000m23  
    2005/2006 World Cup 1500m25  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m28  
    2007/2008 World Cup 1500m30  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m32  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1000m32  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m33  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m35  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1500m38  
    2006/2007 World Cup 1000m39  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m42  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m45  
    2004/2005 World Cup Overall45  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m48  
    2012/2013 Dresden 500m48  
    2009/2010 World Cup 500m49  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m53  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m58  
    2007/2008 World Cup 500m59  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m60  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m62  
    2004/2005 World Cup 1000m67  
    2004/2005 World Cup 1500m67  
    2005/2006 World Cup Overall70  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m74  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m80  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m86  
    2004/2005 World Cup 500m89  
    2005/2006 World Cup 500m92  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1500m94  
    2010/2011 World Cup 500m111