1 April 1989 |
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||81 kg (179 lb)|
Jan Blokhuijsen (born 1 April 1989) is Dutch long track speed skater who until 2013 skated for the commercial TVM ploeg. He currently holds the world record in the team pursuit discipline along with teammates Sven Kramer and Koen Verweij. At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi he won a silver medal in the 5000 m competition.
In 2007, he got his VWO degree at school. After a successful period in skating and inline skating (in which he won several Dutch and European titles at the junior categories and a second place at the world championships in Korea) he decided to focus only on the speedskating. In February 2008, he won the Dutch Allround Speed Skating Championships junior title at the ice rink of Groningen. Later in the same month he became world champion at the junior world championships speedskating, where he finished in front of his teammates Koen Verweij and Berden de Vries. Together with them he also won the world title at the team pursuit.
|Men's speed skating|
|500 m||35:59||12 February 2011||Olympic Oval, Calgary|
|1000 m||1:10.12||22 March 2009||Olympic Oval, Calgary|
|1500 m||1:43.78||13 February 2011||Olympic Oval, Calgary|
|3000 m||3:41.32||18 March 2009||Olympic Oval, Calgary|
|5000 m||6:11.91||10 November 2013||Olympic Oval, Calgary|
|10000 m||12:57.58||28 December 2013||Thialf, Heerenveen|
|Team pursuit||3:35.60||16 November 2013||Utah Olympic Oval, Salt Lake City||Current world record (with Sven Kramer and Koen Verweij)|
|Year||Dutch Allround||European Allround||World Allround||World Distance||Olympics||World Juniors|
|2009/10||5th||5th||9th 5000 m
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