Michael Mamleev

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Michael Mamleev
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Mamleev at WOC 2008
Medal record
Men's orienteering
Representing  Russia until 2006
Representing  Italy since 2006
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2004 Västerås Relay
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Miskolc Long
World Cup
Silver medal – second place 2002 WC Overall
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2002 Sümeg Middle
Nordic Championships
Silver medal – second place 2001 Mikkeli Middle
Silver medal – second place 2003 Flen Long
Junior World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1994 Gdynia Relay
Silver medal – second place 1995 Horsens Classic
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Horsens Short

Michael Mamleev (also known as Mikhail Mamlejev, born September 4, 1975) is an ex-Russian orienteering competitor and sky runner, naturalised Italian and European champion.[1]

Results for Russia[edit]

He received a gold medal in the middle distance at the 2002 European Orienteering Championships.[2] He was member of the Russian team that received a silver medal in the relay at the 2004 World Orienteering Championships in Västerås, Sweden.

Italian citizenship[edit]

Mamleev is Italian now. In spring of 2004 he married Sabine Rottensteiner from Italy and moved to this country to live there permanently. Right from the start he was clear about his intentions of getting Italian citizenship, in which he was also strongly supported by the Italian Orienteering Federation. In July 2006, this mission was brought to a successful end and Mamleev got the Italian passport just in time to be able to take part at the World Championships in Denmark in August 2006.[3]

Results for Italy[edit]

  • World championships 2006: Competing for Italy he finished 12th in the long distance. and 8th in the middle distance. 13th with the Italian relay team.
  • World championships 2007: 8th in the long distance. 8th in the sprint. 12th in the relay event with the Italian team.
  • World championships 2009: First Italian medal on World Orienteering Championships: 3rd in the long distance.[4]

National titles[edit]


  1. ^ Profile: Mikhail MamleevWorld of O Runners (Retrieved on July 17, 2008)
  2. ^ European Orienteering Championship senior, statistics 1962-1964, 2000- Archived 2011-08-23 at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved on June 4, 2008)
  3. ^ WOC Around the Clock. Italian Premiere for Mamleev (Retrieved on June 16, 2008)
  4. ^ Woc2009