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Tijmen Snel

Netherlands

SportSpeed Skating
NOCNetherlands
Born11 Dec 1997 in  Amsterdam
GenderMen
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesDutch, English
Higher educationMechanical Engineering - Delft University of Technology: Netherlands
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.22 28 Nov 2020 Heerenveen  
    1000m 1:09.06 29 Nov 2020 Heerenveen  
    1500m 1:46.93 31 Oct 2020 Heerenveen  
    5000m 6:44.76 04 Nov 2017 Heerenveen  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps   1    
    Team Sprint 1      
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    Team Sprint 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/tijmen.snel.5  
twitter.com/tijmensnel  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachJac Orie [club], NED  
Training RegimeHe trains daily in the Thialf arena in Heerenveen, Netherlands.  
When and where did you begin this sport?At age 10 he became a member of his local speed skating club IJssport Vereniging Leiden in the Netherlands.  
Reason for choosing this sportHis father took him ice skating at a rink in Leiden, Netherlands.  
Club / TeamTeam Jumbo-Visma: Netherlands  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Erben Wennemars. (healthyteam.nl, 11 Dec 2016)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the Olympic Winter Games and world championships. (schaatsen.nl, 03 Mar 2021)  
Other sportsHe has competed in road cycling at the Dutch U23 National Championships in 's-Heerenberg. (procyclingstats.com, 24 Jun 2017)  
NicknamesSnelle Tijmen ['Fast Times', a play on his name]. (swabo-cyclingteam.nl, 31 Dec 2020)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships Team Sprint1  
    2021/2022 World Sprint Championships Overall10  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships 1500m10