Kim Meylemans

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Kim Meylemans
Kim Meylemans LP World Cup 2017 (1 of 2).jpg
Meylemans at the Lake Placid World Cup race in 2017
Personal information
NationalityBelgian
Born (1996-03-07) 7 March 1996 (age 22)
Amberg, Germany
Sport
Country Belgium
SportSkeleton
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals14th (Pyeongchang 2018)

Kim Meylemans (born 7 March 1996) is a German-born Belgian skeleton racer who competes on the Skeleton World Cup. After starting out in football,[1] she began competing in skeleton in 2009 and was selected to the German national team in 2013. In the 2014–15 season, she moved to the Belgian national team.[2] She is coached by Fernando Oliva (personal coach) and Martin Rettl (team coach), and rides a Schneider sled.[1]

Notable results[edit]

Meylemans finished in fifth place at the IBSF World Championships 2017 in Königssee, and placed 14th in the 2016 championships at Igls. In the 2017 European championships, Meylemans finished 9th. Her best finish on the World Cup circuit was 5th place at Whistler in 2017.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kim Meylemans". International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation. Retrieved 2017-12-13.
  2. ^ a b Stahlhacke, Angela (13 December 2017). "Media Guide Athletes: Skeleton — Innsbruck (AUT)" (PDF). International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation. Retrieved 2017-12-18.

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