|Born||24 March 1987|
Gorky, Soviet Union
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Weight||72 kg (159 lb)|
|Achievements and titles|
|Highest world ranking||10 (1500m)|
Zakharov competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics for Russia. In the 500 metres and 1000 metres, he placed fourth in his round one heat, failing to advance, and in the 1500 metres, he placed sixth, also failing to advance. His best overall finish was in the 500, where he placed 27th.
As of 2013, Zakharov's best performance at the World Championships came in 2008, when placed 8th in the 1500 metres. He also won a gold medal as a member of the Russian relay team at the 2013 European Championships, and placed 3rd in the overall competition at the 2011 European Championships.
As of 2013, Zakharov has four ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup podium finishes, all as part of the 5000m relay team. His best finishes are silver medals in 2012–13 at Calgary and in 2013–14 at Torino and Kolomna. His top World Cup ranking is 10th, in the 1500 metres in 2012–13.
World Cup podiumsEdit
|21 October 2012||2012–13||Calgary||5000m Relay|
|10 February 2013||2012–13||Sochi||5000m Relay|
|10 November 2013||2013–14||Torino||5000m Relay|
|17 November 2013||2013–14||Kolomna||5000m Relay|
|16 November 2018||2018–19||Obihiro||Team pursuit|
|24 November 2019||2019–20||Tomaszów Mazowiecki||Team pursuit|
|8 December 2019||2019–20||Nur-Sultan||Team pursuit|
|14 December 2019||2019–20||Nagano||Team pursuit|