Ruslan Murashov

Ruslan Nikolaevich Murashov (Russian: Руслан Николаевич Мурашов; born 29 December 1992) is a Russian speed skater.

Ruslan Murashov
WSDSSC Kolomna 2016 - Murashov.JPG
Personal information
Full nameRuslan Nikolaevich Murashov
NationalityRussia Russian
Born (1992-12-29) 29 December 1992 (age 30)
Voskresensk, Moscow Oblast, Russia
Alma materMoscow State Regional Institute of Social Studies and Humanities
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight87 kg (192 lb)
Sport
CountryRussia Russia
SportSpeed skating
Event(s)500 m, team sprint
ClubCentral Sports Army Club
Turned pro14 November 2014

Personal lifeEdit

Murashov is a former Ice hockey player in the Moscow club "Chemist" Voskresensk until he was 15 years old when he switched to training speed skating in Kolomna.

CareerEdit

In 2011–2012, Murashov competed in the Junior World Cup series in 1000m and 500m. He debuted as a Senior in the 2013 season and competed at the 2013 Winter Universiade in Trentino, Italy. Murashov did not make the list and qualify for the Russian National team to compete at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

In 2014–15, Murashov competed in men's 500m at the 2014–15 ISU World Cup at the first leg of the series in Obihiro, Japan he took the bronze medal behind teammate Pavel Kulizhnikov and another bronze in Seoul, Korea. At the Final of the World Cup in Erfurt, Germany, he won the gold clocking a time in 34.97; the results placed him 3rd in the overall rankings for the 2014–15 Season behind Canadian Laurent Dubreuil in men's 500m.[1]

In the 2015/16 Season. Murashov opened his season finishing 7th in men's 500m and a bronze in Team Sprint (with Aleksey Yesin and Artyom Kuznetsov) at the 2015–16 ISU Speed Skating World Cup in Calgary. At the 2015–16 ISU Speed Skating World Cup in Heerenveen, Murashov won silver in Team sprint (with Aleksey Yesin, Artyom Kuznetsov and Kiril Golubev), and won his first individual medal of the season, gold in 500 m in a time of 34.67.[2] At the ISU World Cup in Stavanger Murashov won the silver medal in men's 500 m behind teammate Pavel Kulizhnikov. On 11–14 February, at the 2016 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships in Kolomna, Murashov won the silver medal in men's 500 m behind teammate Pavel Kulizhnikov.[3] Murashov then competed at the 2016 World Sprint Speed Skating Championships in Seoul, South Korea and finished 11th in the overall classification. On 11–13 March, at the World Cup Final in Heerenveen, Murashov won gold and silver in 500m. His results rank him 2nd in the overall rankings for the 2015–16 World Cup Season behind teammate Pavel Kulizhnikov in men's 500m.

Murashov won the 500 m event at the 2019 World Single Distances Championships with a track record of 34.225.[4]

World Cup resultsEdit

World Cup podiumsEdit

Date Season Location Rank Event[5]
14 November 2014 2014–15 Obihiro   500 m
21 November 2014 2014–15 Seoul   500 m
22 March 2015 2014–15 Erfurt   500 m
14 November 2015 2015–16 Calgary   Team sprint
11 December 2015 2015–16 Heerenveen   Team sprint
13 December 2015 2015–16 Heerenveen   500 m
29 January 2016 2015–16 Stavanger   500 m
31 January 2016 2015–16 Stavanger   500 m
11 March 2016 2015–16 Heerenveen   500 m
12 March 2016 2015–16 Heerenveen   Team sprint
13 March 2016 2015–16 Heerenveen   500 m
3 December 2016 2016–17 Astana   500 m
4 December 2016 2016–17 Astana   500 m
9 December 2016 2016–17 Heerenveen   500 m
29 January 2017 2016–17 Berlin   500 m
12 November 2017 2017–18 Heerenveen   Team sprint
12 November 2017 2017–18 Salt Lake City   Team sprint
9 December 2017 2017–18 Salt Lake City   500 m
25 November 2018 2018–19 Tomakomai   Team sprint
9 December 2018 2018–19 Tomaszów Mazowiecki   Team sprint
3 February 2019 2018–19 Hamar   500 m
6 December 2019 2019–20 Nur-Sultan   500 m
13 December 2019 2019–20 Nagano   Team sprint
7 February 2020 2019–20 Calgary   500 m
23 January 2021 2020–21 Heerenveen   500 m

Overall rankingsEdit

Season Event Rank
2014–15 500 m  
2015–16 500 m  
Team sprint  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Richardson takes ladies' Grand World Cup as the season ends in Erfurt". ISU. 22 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Kulizhnikov onderuit op tweede omloop, Murashov profiteert". schaatsupdate.nl. Archived from the original on 22 December 2015. Retrieved 13 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Kulizhnikov wins 500m world title at World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships". Information Telegraph Agency of Russia. Retrieved 14 February 2016.
  4. ^ ISU WORLD SINGLE DISTANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 – 6. RESULT MEN 500m
  5. ^ "SSS Profile".

External linksEdit