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Dylan Hoogerwerf

Netherlands

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTNED10908199502
NOCNetherlands
Born09 Aug 1995 in Delft 
GenderMen
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesDutch, English
Higher educationGraphic Design - Friesland College: Heerenveen, NED
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    1000m 1:25.725 17 Nov 2017 Seoul  
    1500m 2:17.270 19 Sep 2015 Dresden  
    3000m 4:41.612 08 Jan 2017 Amsterdam  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
European Championships
Event  
European Championships
    500m   1    
    5000m Relay 2      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/dylan.hoogerwerf  
twitter.com/DylanHoogerwerf  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up short track at age nine in The Hague, Netherlands.  
Reason for choosing this sportHis sister was doing figure skating when he was a child. He was bored around the ice rink so his mother decided to send him to skating lessons. He started with speed skating before being attracted to short track later on.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (Athlete, 01 Feb 2017)  
Hero / IdolDutch short track skater Dennis Visser. (Athlete, 01 Feb 2017)  
AmbitionsTo win a gold medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (schaatsen.nl, 25 Jan 2016)  
HobbiesMaking music. (nos.nl, 13 Jan 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning silver in the 500m at the 2017 European Championships in Turin, Italy. (Athlete, 01 Feb 2017)  
Awards and honoursHe was named the 2017 Sportsman of the Year in Westland by the government of Municipality Westland, Netherlands. (ad.nl, 25 Jan 2018; gemeentewestland.nl, 25 Jan 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Enjoy the moment." (Athlete, 01 Feb 2017)  
Other informationFAMILY BACKGROUND
His mother is from Suriname. (ad.nl, 02 Jan 2018)

MUSICAL AMBITIONS
He has previously held a record contract and performs under the name DJ DiAge. "I'm trying to get my own sound. All the big artists have something you recognise them by, that's what I want, but that's tricky. I do not see myself sitting at the office from nine to five. As a DJ you can go anywhere and you can organise your time yourself." (schaatsen.nl, 25 Aug 2017)
 
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 European Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 European Championships 500m2  
    2016/2017 European Championships Overall5  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2016/2017 European Championships 1500m8  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1000m9  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay9  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m11  
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m17  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall18  
    2016/2017 World Championships Overall18  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall21  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m21  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 Minsk 5000m Relay1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Seoul 5000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 5000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 Dresden 5000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Dordrecht 5000m Relay2  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 500m6  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m6  
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m9  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m10  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m13  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m16  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m16  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m18  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m20  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m21  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m22  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m24  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m30  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m31  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m38  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m39  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m68  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m70  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m152