Esmee Visser

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Esmee Visser
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Visser in 2017
Personal information
NationalityDutch
Born (1996-01-27) 27 January 1996 (age 23)
Leiden, Netherlands
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight51 kg (112 lb)
Sport
CountryNetherlands
SportSpeed skating
Event(s)3000 m, 5000 m
ClubTalentNED

Esmee Visser (Dutch pronunciation: [ɛsˈmeː ˈvɪsər]; born 26 January 1996) is a Dutch speed skater from Beinsdorp who specialises in long distances. At the 2018 Winter Olympics, she won a gold medal in the women's 5000 metres with a time of 6:50.23.

Born in Leiden, she qualified for the 5000 metres at the 2018 Winter Olympics in December 2017.[1] At the 2018 European Speed Skating Championships, she won the 3000 metres in her second-ever international race.[2] On 16 February 2018 she won the gold medal in the women's 5000 metres at the 2018 Winter Olympics.[3][4]

At the first competition weekend of the 2018–19 ISU Speed Skating World Cup in Obihiro, Japan she won the 3000m event, the first World Cup victory of her career.[5]

Personal records[edit]

Personal records[6]
Speed skating
Event Result Date Location Notes
500 m 41.55 22 December 2015 Eisstadion Inzell, Inzell
1000 m 1:19.81 19 January 2019 Thialf, Heerenveen
1500 m 1:57.69 21 October 2018 Thialf, Heerenveen
3000 m 3:54.02 9 March 2019 Utah Olympic Oval, Salt Lake City NR*
5000 m 6:45.73 23 February 2019 Olympic Oval, Calgary
  • NR : Dutch national record

At the end of the 2018/2019 speed skating season, Visser occupied the 41st position on the adelskalender with a points total of 160.356 (up from position 160).[7]

Results timeline[edit]

Season Dutch
Single Distances
Dutch Allround World
Championship
Junior
Dutch
Championship
Junior
European
Championship
Single Distances
World
Championship
Single Distances
Olympic
Games
World
Cup
2013-2014 09th allround
2014-2015 22nd 500m
17th 3000m
20th 1500m
DNQ 5000m
17th allround
22nd 1500m
07th 3000m
1st, gold medalist(s) Team pursuit
04th allround
2015-2016 21st 1500m
16th 3000m
20th 500m
10th 3000m
11th 1500m
DNQ 5000m
11th allround
2016-2017 18th 1500m
9th 3000m
6th 5000m
20th 500m
9th 3000m
12th 1500m
DNQ 5000m
12th allround
2017-2018 11th 3000m
05th 5000m
1st, gold medalist(s) 3000m
1st, gold medalist(s) 5000m
2018-2019 4th 3000m
1st, gold medalist(s) 5000m
17th 500m
1st, gold medalist(s) 3000m
5th 1500m
1st, gold medalist(s) 5000m
3rd, bronze medalist(s) allround
2nd, silver medalist(s) 5000m 2nd, silver medalist(s) 3000/5000m
  • DNQ : Did not qualify for the 5000m distance

World Cup Overview[8][edit]

Season 3000/5000 meter
2017-2018 - 1st (b) - - - -
2018-2019 1st, gold medalist(s) 12th 1st, gold medalist(s) 4th 4th 2nd, silver medalist(s)
  • b = B-division
  • - = did not participate

Medals won[edit]

Championship Gold
1st, gold medalist(s)
Silver
2nd, silver medalist(s)
Bronze
3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Dutch Allround Classification 0 0 1
Dutch Allround Distances 2 0 0
Dutch Single Distances 1 0 0
World Single Distances 0 1 0
World Cup 3000/5000m 2 1 0
World Cup classification 0 1 0
European Single Distance 1 0 0
Olympic Games 1 0 0
World Junior Team Pursuit 1 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lisette van der Geest (30 December 2017). "Visser: Wanneer zijn de Olympische Spelen eigenlijk?". AD (in Dutch).
  2. ^ "ISU European Championships 2018 – Result 3000m Ladies". International Skating Union (ISU). 6 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Speed Skating Event Schedule – Ladies' 5,000m". 18 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Esmee Visser wins women's 5,000 as Dutch claim more speedskating gold". The Japan Times. 16 February 2018.
  5. ^ "First career World Cup gold for Olympic Champion Visser". International Skating Union (ISU). 18 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Esmee Visser". www.speedskatingresults.com.
  7. ^ "Adelskalendern". evertstenlund.se. Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  8. ^ "ISU World Cup Results"

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