Cecilia Maffei

Cecilia Maffei (born 19 November 1984) is an Italian short track speed skater.

Cecilia Maffei
Personal information
Born (1984-11-19) 19 November 1984 (age 36)
Tione di Trento, Italy
Height5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
Weight132 lb (60 kg)
Sport
Country Italy
SportShort track speed skating
ClubFiamme Azzurre[1]
World Cup wins2
Achievements and titles
World finals2
Highest world ranking7 (1500m)

CareerEdit

Maffei competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics for Italy. She placed third in her round one races of the 500 and 1000 metres, and fifth in the first round of the 1500 metres, failing to advance in all three. She was also a member of the Italian 3000 metre relay team, which finished fourth in the semifinals and third in the B Final, ending up sixth overall. Her best overall individual finish, is 21st, in the 1000 metres.[2]

As of 2013, Maffei's best performance at the World Championships came in 2006, when she won a bronze medal as a member of the German relay team. Her best individual performance at a World Championships was in 2010, when she came 15th in the 1000 metres. She also won a bronze medal at the 2010 World Short Track Speed Skating Team Championships for Italy, and eight medals as a member of the Italian relay team at the European Championships.[3]

As of 2013, Maffei has two ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup victories, both as part of the Italian relay team. Her first came in 2006–07 at Heerenveen. She also has thirteen other podium finishes as a member of the relay team. Her top World Cup ranking is 7th, in the 1500 metres in 2006–07.[3]

World Cup PodiumsEdit

[3]

Date Season Location Rank Event
8 December 2002 2002–03 Bormio   3000m Relay
4 February 2007 2006–07 Heerenveen   3000m Relay
11 February 2007 2006–07 Budapest   3000m Relay
28 October 2007 2007–08 Kobe   3000m Relay
25 November 2007 2007–08 Heerenveen   3000m Relay
2 December 2007 2007–08 Torino   3000m Relay
30 November 2008 2008–09 Beijing   3000m Relay
8 February 2009 2008–09 Sofia   3000m Relay
15 February 2009 2008–09 Dresden   3000m Relay
12 December 2010 2010–11 Shanghai   3000m Relay
13 February 2011 2010–11 Moscow   3000m Relay
4 December 2011 2011–12 Nagoya   3000m Relay
9 December 2012 2012–13 Shanghai   3000m Relay
3 February 2013 2012–13 Sochi   3000m Relay
17 November 2013 2013–14 Kolomna   3000m Relay

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fiamme Azzurre - Atleti" (in Italian). polizia.penitenziaria.it. Retrieved May 10, 2020.
  2. ^ "Sports Reference Profile". Archived from the original on April 18, 2020.
  3. ^ a b c "ISU Biography".