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Marijn Wiersma


SportShort Track
Born14 Oct 2000 in Almere 
ResidenceHeerenveen, NED
LanguagesDutch, English
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 45.257 03 Mar 2018 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki  
    1000m 1:29.854 01 Nov 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:23.487 01 Nov 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 5:46.194 07 Jan 2018 Heerenveen  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachJeroen Otter [national], NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age four, and tried short track for the first time at age five in Alkmaar, Netherlands.  
Club / TeamRTC Midden: Utrecht, NED  
Reason for choosing this sport"I saw the national short track team skating in Oberstorf, Germany. I was immediately sold."  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo become a doctor after her short track career ends. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
HobbiesReading, listening to music, relaxing with friends and family. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Wilma Boomstra. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolKorean short track skater Choi Min-Jeong. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Pain is temporary." (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesShe broke her ankle in 2018. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall8  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay12  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1000m17  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1500m19  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 500m38  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m23  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m30