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Ida Njåtun

Norway

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSNOR20602199101
NOCNorway
Born06 Feb 1991 in  Bærum
GenderWomen
ResidenceOslo, NOR
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Norwegian
Higher educationPsychology - People's University in Baerum: Norway
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.01 07 Mar 2015 Calgary  
    1000m 1:14.37 14 Nov 2015 Calgary  
    1500m 1:52.71 08 Mar 2015 Calgary  
    3000m 4:01.47 15 Nov 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 7:04.00 08 Mar 2015 Calgary  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Allround Championships
Event  
World Allround Championships
    Allround     1  
Social Media
Social Media
 
www.facebook.com/Ida-Nj%C3%A5tun-108839755852305/  
twitter.com/idanjatun  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachSondre Skarli [national], NOR  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began speed skating at age six in Asker, Norway.  
Club / TeamAsker Skoyteklubb: Norway  
Reason for choosing this sportHer father was involved in speed skating in his youth and introduced her to the sport.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer father. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Hero / IdolCanadian speed skater Christine Nesbitt. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2015)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze in the small combination at the 2015 World Allround Championships in Calgary, AB, Canada. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"The one that wants it the most will become the best." (Athlete, 04 Dec 2015)

"You are better than you think." (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)
 
InjuriesShe was diagnosed with chronic sinusitis at the end of the 2015/16 season and underwent surgery to correct the problem. (schaatsen.nl, 22 Apr 2016)  
AmbitionsTo win gold at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Facebook page, 21 Aug 2017)  
Other informationFURTHER EDUCATION
She has also studied at Oslo and Akershus University College in Norway. (Facebook profile, 22 Mar 2017)
 
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2014/2015 World Allround Championships 1500m1  
    2012/2013 World Allround Championships 3000m3  
    2016/2017 World Allround Championships 500m3  
    2014/2015 World Allround Championships Allround3  
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps5  
    2012/2013 World Allround Championships Allround5  
    2015/2016 European Championships Allround6  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps6  
    2014/2015 European Championships Allround6  
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships 1500m6  
    2014 Olympic Games 3000m6  
    2014 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 6 Laps7  
    2011/2012 World Allround Championships Allround7  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 1500m7  
    2012/2013 European Championships Allround8  
    2016/2017 European Allround Championships Allround8  
    2010/2011 European Championships Allround8  
    2015/2016 World Allround Championships Allround9  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 1000m9  
    2016/2017 World Allround Championships Allround9  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 1500m10  
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships 3000m11  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 3000m11  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 1500m12  
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships 1000m12  
    2014 Olympic Games 1500m12  
    2010/2011 World Allround Championships Allround14  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 3000m14  
    2011/2012 European Championships Allround14  
    2013/2014 European Championships Allround14  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 1000m15  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 1500m16  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships 1500m16  
    2014 Olympic Games 1000m17  
    2009/2010 European Championships Allround17  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships 1000m18  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 1000m21  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup Heerenveen Team Sprint2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Stavanger Team Sprint2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Moscow Team Pursuit 6 Laps2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Berlin 1500m2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Berlin Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2016/2017 World Cup Stavanger Team Sprint3  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m5  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m6  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m7  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m8  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m9  
    2013/2014 World Cup 3000/5000m10  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m11  
    2010/2011 World Cup 3000/5000m11  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m12  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m12  
    2014/2015 World Cup 3000/5000m12  
    2015/2016 World Cup 3000/5000m13  
    2012/2013 World Cup 3000/5000m13  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m14  
    2015/2016 World Cup Overall15  
    2011/2012 World Cup 3000/5000m15  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m18  
    2014/2015 World Cup Overall20  
    2016/2017 World Cup 3000/5000m21  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m25  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m27  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1500m39