Esmee Visser

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Esmee Visser
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Personal information
Born (1996-01-27) 27 January 1996 (age 22)
Leiden, Netherlands
Sport
CountryNetherlands
SportSpeed skating

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]

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.

Personal bests[edit]

Personal records
Women's speed skating
Event Result Date Location Notes
500 m 41.55 22 December 2015 Eisstadion Inzell, Inzell
1000 m 1:21.30 20 December 2015 Eisstadion Inzell, Inzell
1500 m 2:02.23 24 January 2016 Thialf, Heerenveen
3000 m 4:05.30 6 January 2018 Kolomna Speed Skating Center, Kolomna Gold medal
5000 m 6:50.23 16 February 2018 Gangneung Oval, Gangneung Olympic gold medal

She is currently in 81st position in the adelskalender.[4]

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. ^ "Adelskalendern". evertstenlund.se. Retrieved 3 November 2018.

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