Ivan Skobrev

Ivan Aleksandrovich Skobrev (Russian: Иван Александрович Скобрев; born 8 February 1983 in Khabarovsk) is a Russian speed skater.

Ivan Skovrev
2013 WSDC Sochi - Ivan Skobrev.JPG
Personal information
NationalityRussian
Born (1983-02-08) 8 February 1983 (age 37)
Khabarovsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight85 kg (187 lb)
Sport
CountryRussia
SportSpeed skating
Turned pro2002
Coached byMaurizio Marchetto
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)500 m: 35.90 (2011)
1000 m: 1:10.88 (2007)
1500 m: 1:42.94 (2011)
3000 m: 3:44.92 (2005)
5000 m: 6:10.58 (2009)
10 000 m: 12:58.36 (2011)

CareerEdit

At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, he won the bronze medal in the 5000 meters as well as the silver medal in the 10000 meters. He is the 2011 European and World Allround Champion.

At the 2006 European Championships he finished in fifth place. He qualified for four distances for the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. He finished eleventh in the 5000 meters, sixth in the 1500 and 10000 meters and fifth in the team pursuit.

In December 2017, he was one of eleven Russian athletes who were banned for life from the Olympics by the International Olympic Committee, after doping offences at the 2014 Winter Olympics.[1] The ban was subsequently overturned on appeal to the court of arbitration for sport (CAS).[2]

Personal recordsEdit

To put these personal records in perspective, the WR column lists the official world records on the dates that Skobrev skated his personal records.

Event Result Date Venue WR Comments
500 m 35.90 12 February 2011 Calgary 34.30 World Allround Championships
1000 m 1:10.71 10 November 2012 Kolomna 1:06.42 Russia Cup
1500 m 1:42.94 13 February 2011 Calgary 1:42.32 WAC; National record until 2013-11-15 [3]
3000 m 3:38.26 2 November 2013 Calgary 3:37.28 Time trials (skated in quartet style)
5000 m 6:08.77 17 November 2013 Salt Lake City 6:03.32 World Cup; Current national record [4]
10000 m 12:58.36 13 February 2011 Calgary 12:41.69 WAC; National record until 2017-11-19 [5]
Big combination 146.230 13 February 2011 Calgary 145.561 WAC; Current national record[6]

With a score of 146.008 points, Skobrev is in 10th place on the Adelskalender as of March 10, 2019. He was in fifth place most of the time from February 12, 2011, to December 3, 2017.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Russian doping: IOC bans 11 Winter Olympic athletes". BBC Sport. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  2. ^ "28 Russian Winter Olympics athletes have bans overturned by Court of Arbitration for Sport". The Australian. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  3. ^ History of Russian national records on the 1500 m at Speedskatingresults.com
  4. ^ Skobrev broke the national record 4 times between Match 2009 and November 2013. See: History of Russian national records on the 10,000 m at Speedskatingresults.com
  5. ^ History of Russian national records on the 10,000 m at Speedskatingresults.com
  6. ^ Evert Stenlund, All Time Best Combination Results
  7. ^ "Evolution of Adelskalendern since 1 July 2009". evertstenlund.se. Retrieved 25 August 2012.

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