Jakko Jan Leeuwangh

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Jakko Jan Leeuwangh
Personal information
Born (1972-11-09) 9 November 1972 (age 44)
Alkmaar, Netherlands
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 91 kg (201 lb)
Sport
Country Netherlands
Sport Speed skating

Jakko Jan Leeuwangh (born 9 September 1972[1]) is a former speed skater from the Netherlands. He finished fourth in the 1998 Olympic 1000 m event.[2] In January 2000 he broke the 1500 m world record in Calgary, Canada, holding the record until it was broken by Lee Kyou-hyuk in March 2001.[3]

Results[edit]

Year Dutch Distance Dutch Sprint Olympics World Distance World Sprint World Juniors
1992 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
1993
1994 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
1995 2nd, silver medalist(s) 18th
1996 2nd, silver medalist(s) 19th 500 m
18th 1000 m
20th
1997 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 500 m - -
1998 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 500 m 21st 500 m
4th 1000 m
13th 500 m
6th 1000 m
7th
1999 2nd, silver medalist(s) 500 m
1st, gold medalist(s) 1000 m
2nd, silver medalist(s) 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 500 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 1000 m
4th
2000 2nd, silver medalist(s) 1500 m 2nd, silver medalist(s) 9th 1000 m
6th 1500 m
6th
2001
2002 2nd, silver medalist(s) 1500 m
- = No partition

Records[edit]

Personal records[edit]

Personal records
Men's speed skating
Event Result Date Location Notes
500 m 35.37 20 February 1999 Calgary
1000 m 1:09.31 30 January 2000 Calgary
1500 m 1:45.56 29 January 2000 Calgary
3000 m 3:49.61 14 August 1999 Calgary

World records[edit]

Event Time Date Venue
1500 m 1:45.56 29 January 2000 Calgary

Source: SpeedSkatingStats.com[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jakko Jan Leeuwangh". Archived from the original on 24 October 2012. Retrieved 22 January 2010. 
  2. ^ Ferguson, Doug (15 February 1998). "1-2 Finish in 1,000 Proves Dutch Can Sprint, Too". Washington Post/Associated Press. Retrieved 22 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "World Record Progression 1500 m Men". Retrieved 22 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Jakko Jan Leeuwangh". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 

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