Carl Verheijen

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Carl Verheijen
Carl Verheijen 5k Heerenveen.jpg
Carl Verheijen
Personal information
Born (1975-05-26) 26 May 1975 (age 42)
The Hague, Netherlands
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
Country Netherlands
Sport Speed skating
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 500 m: 36:99 (2007)
1000 m: 1:11.92 (2006)
1500 m: 1:45.78 (2007)
5000 m: 6:08.98 (2005)
10 000 m: 12:55.30 (2007)

Carl Eduard Verheijen (born 26 May 1975) is a retired Dutch speedskater who specialized in the longer distances 5,000 m and the 10,000 m. Verheijen is the son of skater Eddy Verheijen and is in a relationship with retired skater Andrea Nuyt in Leusden. They have a daughter (Manouk, August 2005). Carl's brother Frank Verheijen is a marathon skater.

He won two bronze medals at the 2006 Winter Olympics, in the 10000 m race and in the team pursuit. At the 2002 Winter Olympics, he placed 6th in the 5000 m event.[1]

Best results[edit]

Personal records[edit]

Personal records
Men's speed skating
Event Result Date Location Notes
500 m 36.99 24 February 2007 Calgary
1000 m 1.11.92 16 December 2006 Heerenveen
1500 m 1:45.78 24 February 2007 Calgary
5000 m 6:08.98 19 November 2005 Salt Lake City
10000 m 12:55.30 11 February 2007 Heerenveen
Team pursuit 3:37.80 11 March 2007 Salt Lake City With S. Kramer and E. Wennemars

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carl Verheijen". 2006 Winter Olympics profile. Yahoo! Sports. Archived from the original on 2013-06-04. Retrieved 2007-01-07. 

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