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Dai Dai Ntab


SportSpeed Skating
Born17 Aug 1994 in  Amsterdam
ResidenceGroningen, NED
LanguagesDutch, English, French
Higher educationCommunications, Marketing - Johan Cruyff College Groningen: Netherlands
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.15 09 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:08.41 10 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:50.56 22 Mar 2015 Calgary  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    2 x 500m     1  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachGerard van Velde [Plantina]; Arjan Samplonius [Plantina]; Geert Kuiper [national], NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?He first tried speed skating at age 12 on an ice track in Oisterwijk, Netherlands.  
Reason for choosing this sportHe came into contact with the sport through inline skating. He practised both until he had to choose between them at age 18.  
Club / TeamTeam Plantina [NED] / Groningen [NED]:  
Training RegimeHe trains six days a week.  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesHe sustained a groin injury in the late part of 2015. (, 17 Oct 2016)  
Hero / IdolUS speed skater Shani Davis, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, Dutch speed skater Ronald Mulder. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017;, 05 Jul 2017)  
AmbitionsTo win gold at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (, 15 Oct 2017)  
Other informationHERITAGE
He has a Dutch mother and a Senegalese father. (, 01 Nov 2014)
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m1  
    2016/2017 World Cup Astana 500m1  
    2016/2017 World Cup Stavanger 500m1  
    2016/2017 World Cup Stavanger 500m1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Minsk 500m2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 500m3  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m8  
    2016/2017 World Cup Overall21  
    2017/2018 World Cup Overall29  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m29  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m39  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m41