Skovrev at the 2013 World Single Distance Championships
|Born||8 February 1983|
Khabarovsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||85 kg (187 lb)|
|Coached by||Maurizio 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)
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. The ban was subsequently overturned on appeal to the court of arbitration for sport (CAS).
To put these personal records in perspective, the WR column lists the official world records on the dates that Skobrev skated his personal records.
|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 |
|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 |
|10000 m||12:58.36||13 February 2011||Calgary||12:41.69||WAC; National record until 2017-11-19 |
|Big combination||146.230||13 February 2011||Calgary||145.561||WAC; Current national record|
- "Russian doping: IOC bans 11 Winter Olympic athletes". BBC Sport. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
- "28 Russian Winter Olympics athletes have bans overturned by Court of Arbitration for Sport". The Australian. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
- History of Russian national records on the 1500 m at Speedskatingresults.com
- 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
- History of Russian national records on the 10,000 m at Speedskatingresults.com
- Evert Stenlund, All Time Best Combination Results
- "Evolution of Adelskalendern since 1 July 2009". evertstenlund.se. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
- Ivan Skobrev at the International Olympic Committee
- Ivan Skobrev at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com (archived)
- Ivan Skobrev at SpeedSkatingStats.com
- Ivan Skobrev at SSN.info
- Personal records from Jakub Majerski's Speedskating Database
- Historical World Records. International Skating Union.
- Photos of Ivan Skobrev
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