Michael Hadschieff

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Michael Hadschieff
Personal information
Born 5 October 1963

Michael Florian Hadschieff (born 5 October 1963 in Innsbruck) is a former speed skater from Austria.


At the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Michael Hadschieff participated in all five distances (500 m - 1,000 m - 1,500 m - 5,000 m - 10,000 m), winning medals in two of those. This performance earned him the first place in the Adelskalender, the all-time allround speed skating ranking, taking over first place from Nikolay Gulyayev. Only three days later, he lost this first place to Eric Flaim.

Hadschieff won two World Cups: On the 1,500 m in 1986 and on the 1,000 m in 1989. His second win was a first place shared with Eric Flaim. Other notable results include winning silver at the European Allround Championships and bronze at the World Allround Championships, both in 1987.

Hadschieff was awarded the Austrian Sportler des Jahres ("Sportsman of the Year") title in 1986.

Personal records[edit]

Event Result Date Venue
500 m 37.85 26 February 1989 Heerenveen
1,000 m 1:13.84 18 February 1988 Calgary
1,500 m 1:52.31 20 February 1988 Calgary
3,000 m 3:59.42 19 March 1987 Heerenveen
5,000 m 6:47.93 4 December 1987 Calgary
10,000 m 13:56.11 21 February 1988 Calgary
Big combination 160.567 15 February 1987 Heerenveen

Hadschieff has an Adelskalender score of 157.884 points. His highest ranking on the Adelskalender was a first place.


  • Eng, Trond. All Time International Championships, Complete Results: 1889 - 2002. Askim, Norway: WSSSA-Skøytenytt, 2002.
  • Teigen, Magne. Komplette Resultater Internasjonale Mesterskap 1889 - 1989: Menn/Kvinner, Senior/Junior, allround/sprint. Veggli, Norway: WSSSA-Skøytenytt, 1989.

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Preceded by
Austria Peter Seisenbacher
Austrian Sportsman of the year
Succeeded by
Austria Andreas Felder