Simon Kuipers

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Simon Kuipers
Simon Kuipers (09-12-2007).jpg
Simon Kuipers in 2007
Personal information
Born (1982-08-09) 9 August 1982 (age 31)
Haarlem, Netherlands
Website www.simonkuipers.nl
Sport
Country  Netherlands
Sport Speed skating
Turned pro 2001

Simon Kuipers (born 9 August 1982 in Haarlem)[1] is a Dutch speed skater. He won a 1500 meters World Cup competitions on 3 December 2005. It was his first World Cup victory. He participated in two events at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, finishing 23rd in the 500 metres, and 4th in the 1500 metres, less than four-tenths of a second off the podium, as well as being the fastest Dutchman in that event. He officially retired in March 2012.

Personal records[edit]

Personal records
Men's speed skating
Distance Time Date Location Notes
500 m 34.78 17 November 2007 Canada Calgary
1000 m 1:07.39 18 November 2007 Canada Calgary
1500 m 1:42.37 16 November 2007 Canada Calgary [2]
3000 m 3:42.42 14 March 2007 Canada Calgary
5000 m 6:21.57 15 March 2007 Canada Calgary
10000 m 14:56.67 27 January 2002 Netherlands Groningen

Source: SpeedskatingResults.com[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Simon Kuipers (official website)
  2. ^ Kuipers in toptijd naar WB-zege. Retrieved on 2007-11-16.
  3. ^ "Simon Kuipers". speedskatingresults.com. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 

External links[edit]