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Carlijn Achtereekte

Netherlands

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSNED22901199001
NOCNetherlands
Born29 Jan 1990 in  Lettele
GenderWomen
ResidenceLettele, NED
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesDutch, English
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.87 27 Dec 2014 Heerenveen  
    1000m 1:18.46 07 Feb 2015 Inzell  
    1500m 1:57.77 21 Sep 2017 Heerenveen  
    3000m 3:58.63 01 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    5000m 6:54.49 13 Feb 2015 Heerenveen  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Event  
Olympic Games
    3000m 1      
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    5000m   1    
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    3000m   1    
Social Media
Social Media
www.carlijnachtereekte.nl/  
www.facebook.com/carlijnachtereektesschaatster/  
twitter.com/Carlijn_A  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachJac Orie [club], NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at about age nine or 10 at the Deventer IJsclub in the Netherlands.  
Club / TeamLotto Jumbo: Netherlands  
Reason for choosing this sportHer father encouraged her to try the sport and she began enjoying it more and more.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerCoach Johan Frederiksen, her father and her brother. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2011)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Erben Wennemars. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2011)  
Superstitions / Rituals / BeliefsShe carries a necklace with a picture of her late mother. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2011)  
Other informationEDUCATION
She studied psychomotor therapy at university, which incorporates medical, psychological, kinesiological, and rehabilitative components. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2011; benthamscience.com, 2010)
 
Awards and honoursIn March 2018 she was made a Knight of the Order of Orange-Nassau in recognition of the gold medal she won at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (schaatsen.nl, 26 Mar 2018; lintjes.nl, 2018)  
AmbitionsTo win a national title and a world championship title. (schaatsen.nl, 08 Jun 2018)  
InjuriesA stomach complaint forced her to miss the 2018 Dutch World Cup trials in Heerenveen. She also did not compete at the 2018 World Cup event in Obihiro, Japan. (isu.org, 15 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018 Olympic Games 3000m1  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 5000m2  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 3000m2  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps8  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2014/2015 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 6 Laps1  
    2014/2015 World Cup Hamar 3000m2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Heerenveen 3000m3  
    2014/2015 World Cup 3000/5000m7  
    2014/2015 World Cup Overall16  
    2016/2017 World Cup 3000/5000m17  
    2011/2012 World Cup 3000/5000m21  
    2017/2018 World Cup 3000/5000m21  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m26  
    2013/2014 World Cup 3000/5000m29  
    2012/2013 World Cup 3000/5000m29  
    2016/2017 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps30  
    2010/2011 World Cup 3000/5000m35  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m44