Speed Skating - Long Track
- Seven-time World Cup medallist … Posted top-15 performances in all four events at first Single Distance WC in 2009 … 2009 Canadian champion in 5,000 and 10,000 metres and silver medallist in 1,500 metres … 2008 Canadian single distance champion in 10,000 metres … Recipient of SSC Peter Williamson Bursary in 2007 and 2008 for athletic and academic excellence.
World Championship (WC) Results
- 2009 (Richmond, CAN): 6th – team pursuit; 10th – 5,000 metres; 11th – 10,000 metres; 13th – 1,500 metres
- 2009-10: Collected three World Cup medals; silver in 1,500 metres (Hamar, NOR) and team pursuit (Calgary, Alta.) and another bronze in team pursuit (Salt Lake City, USA). 2008-09: Ranked 1st in Canada in 5,000 and 10,000 metres and 2nd in 1,500 metres … Finished 17th overall in AllRound WC (Hamar, NOR) … Captured two World Cup medals in team pursuit and posted five top-10 results … Ranked 12th overall on World Cup circuit in 1,500 metres and 5,000/10,000 metres … Canadian champion in both 5,000 and 10,000 metres and silver medallist in 1,500 metres … Placed 10th in 5,000 metres and 11th in 10,000 metres at Single Distance WC. 2007-08: Finished 13th overall in first ever AllRound WC (Berlin, GER) ; 10th in 1,500 metres, 11th in 500 metres and 14th in 5,000 metres … Collected two World Cup medals (gold and silver) in team pursuit … 2008 Canadian champion in 10,000 metres … Ranked 8th in Canada in the 1,000 metres, 1,500 metres and 5,000 metres. 2006-07: Ranked 30th in 5,000/10,000 metres on World Cup circuit … Finished 4th in 10,000 metres, 5th in 5,000 metres and 10th in 1,500 metres at Canadian Championship … Ranked 4th in Canada in 5,000 metres and 17th in 1,500 metres. 2005-06: 1st overall at Canada Cup #1 … Finished 13th in 5,000 metres at Canadian Championships. 2004-05: Finished 26th at Canadian Championships … Captured three medals at junior nationals: gold in 3,000 metres, silver in 5,000 metres and bronze in 1,500 metres … Ranked 17th in Canada in 5,000 metres.
- Started speed skating at age six … Has one brother, Mykola (24) … Relatives include former speed skater, Jonathan Makowsky, and Saskatchewan Roughrider Gene Makowsky … Favourite distances are the 1,500 and 5,000 metres … Competed in cycling for a year and became 2004 provincial junior champion … Speaks English, French, and Ukrainian … Studies Chemical Engineering and Economics at the University of Calgary.
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