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Antoinette de Jong

Netherlands

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSNED20604199501
NOCNetherlands
Born06 Apr 1995 in  Heerenveen
GenderWomen
ResidenceHeerenveen, NED
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesDutch, Frisian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.42 12 Jan 2013 Heerenveen  
    1000m 1:15.68 02 Nov 2013 Calgary  
    1500m 1:54.51 21 Nov 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 3:59.49 15 Nov 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 6:56.45 20 Nov 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Allround Championships
Event  
World Allround Championships
    Allround     1  
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    2 x 500m   1    
    1000m 1   1  
    1500m   1 1  
    3000m 2      
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps 1   1  
    Allround 1 1    
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    3000m     2  
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps 2      
European Championships
Event  
European Championships
    Allround     2  
Social Media
Social Media
 
twitter.com/antoinette0604  
www.facebook.com/Antoinette-de-Jong-357360694367203  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamJustlease.nl: Netherlands  
Reason for choosing this sportShe discovered she enjoyed the sport and wanted to join an ice skating club immediately. However, she had to wait until she was age six.  
Name of coachRutger Tijssen [JustLease.nl], NED; Wouter Olde Heuvel [JustLease.nl], NED; Erik Bouwman, NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age six.  
General Interest
General Interest
Other sportsShe has competed in equestrian, and won two Dutch championships in the sport. However, as she got older she had to make a choice between equestrian and speed skating. (frieschdagblad.nl, 21 Oct 2010)  
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHer parents. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater and coach Rutger Tijssen. (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Go hard or go home." (Athlete, 28 Jan 2017)  
HobbiesRiding horses. (dehoefslag.nl, 23 Dec 2016)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Instagram profile, 23 Oct 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps1  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps1  
    2015/2016 European Championships Allround3  
    2015/2016 World Allround Championships Allround3  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 3000m3  
    2015/2016 World Allround Championships 5000m3  
    2016/2017 World Allround Championships 5000m3  
    2015/2016 World Allround Championships 3000m3  
    2016/2017 European Allround Championships Allround3  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 3000m3  
    2016/2017 World Allround Championships 3000m3  
    2016/2017 World Allround Championships Allround4  
    2012/2013 European Championships Allround5  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 5000m5  
    2014 Olympic Games 3000m7  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 World Cup Harbin Team Pursuit 6 Laps1  
    2016/2017 World Cup Nagano Team Pursuit 6 Laps1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Calgary, AB Team Pursuit 6 Laps1  
    2013/2014 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT Team Pursuit 6 Laps1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Heerenveen 3000m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 6 Laps2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 6 Laps2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Astana Team Pursuit 6 Laps2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Inzell Team Pursuit 6 Laps2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Stavanger 3000m2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 6 Laps2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Nagano 3000m2  
    2016/2017 World Cup 3000/5000m3  
    2016/2017 World Cup Berlin Qualification Combination Allround3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Heerenveen 1500m3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 3000m3  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m7  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m7  
    2016/2017 World Cup Overall8  
    2013/2014 World Cup 3000/5000m8  
    2012/2013 World Cup 3000/5000m18  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m18  
    2013/2014 World Cup Overall19  
    2015/2016 World Cup Overall25  
    2015/2016 World Cup 3000/5000m30  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m33