Maxime Chataignier

Maxime Chataignier (born (1988-09-15)September 15, 1988 in Besançon) is a French short-track speed-skater.

Maxime Chataignier
Personal information
Born (1988-09-15) September 15, 1988 (age 33)
Besançon, France
Height5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
Weight137 lb (62 kg)
Country France
SportShort track speed skating
World Cup wins2
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals1
Highest world ranking1 (1500m)
Medal record

Chataignier competed at the 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics for France. In 2006, he was disqualified his opening heat of the 1000 metres and finished 4th in his opening heat of the 1500 metres, failing to advance in both.

In the 2010 Olympics, he was disqualified in his opening heat of both the 1000 metres and 1500 metres, failing to advance. He was also part of the French 5000 metre relay team, which placed third in the semifinal, but was advanced to the final, where they finished 5th.[1]

As of 2013, Chataignier's best performance at the World Championships came in 2011, when he finished 4th in the 1000 metres. He also won a silver medal as a member of the French relay team at the 2006 European Championships, and a gold with the relay team at the 2006 World Junior Championships.[2]

As of 2013, Chataignier has five ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup podiums, with his best finish two silvers, one as part of the relay team in 2010–2011 at Montreal, and another in the 1000 metres at Changchun that season. He was also the overall champion in the 1500 metres in 2010–11.[2]

World Cup PodiumsEdit


Date Season Location Rank Event
4 February 2007 2006–07 Heerenveen   5000m Relay
24 October 2010 2010–11 Montreal   1500m
24 October 2010 2010–11 Montreal   5000m Relay
30 October 2010 2010–11 Quebec   1500m
5 December 2010 2010–11 Changchun   1000m


  1. ^ "Sports Reference Profile". Archived from the original on 2020-04-17.
  2. ^ a b c "ISU Biography".