Kjeld Nuis

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Kjeld Nuis
Kjeld Nuis (2018).jpg
Personal information
Born (1989-11-10) 10 November 1989 (age 29)
Leiden, Netherlands
Websitewww.kjeldnuis.nl
Sport
Country Netherlands
SportSpeed skating

Kjeld Nuis (Dutch pronunciation: [kjɛlt nœys]; born 10 November 1989)[1] is a Dutch speed skater.

He is a two-time Olympic champion, having won Olympic gold in both 1000 and 1500 metres at the 2018 Winter Olympics, a two-time world single distance champion in the 1000 and 1500 metres from 2017 and many-time world single distance medalist in the 1000 and 1500 metres between 2012–2017, and a 4-time season overall World Cup season winner of the 1000 metre distance (stretching from 2012 to 2018) and 2-times over 1500 metres (2017 and 2018). His specialty events are 1000 and 1500 metres.

Career[edit]

At the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Nuis won the gold medal at the 1500 m and 1000 m events. He has also won the 2017 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships in the 1000 and 1500 meter events, and is the current holder of the Dutch 1000 m record.[2] He lives in Emmen.[3]

In May 2018, on Swedish lake, he set up a new world speed skating record of 93 kilometers per hour.[4]

Speed skating[edit]

Personal records[edit]

Personal records[5]
Men's speed skating
Event Result Date Location Notes
500 m 34.79 13 November 2015 Olympic Oval, Calgary
1000 m 1:06.51 26 February 2017 Olympic Oval, Calgary Current Dutch record.[2]
1500 m 1:42.14 20 November 2015 Utah Olympic Oval, Salt Lake City
3000 m 3:46.18 11 October 2014 Eisstadion Inzell, Inzell
5000 m 7:21.30 2 February 2008 Sportcentrum Kardinge, Groningen

Results timeline[edit]

Season Dutch SD Dutch Sprint World Sprint [6] World SD Olympic Games
Olympics
World Cup [7]
2009–10 16th 2x500 m
11th 1000 m
6th 1500 m
5th Did not
participate
Not held Did not
participate
51st 1000 m
10th 1500 m
2010–11 Did not
participate
DQ2 5th 2nd, silver medalist(s) 1000 m Not held 19th 1000 m
20th 1500 m
2011–12 7th 2x500 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 1000 m
2nd, silver medalist(s) 1500 m
23rd Did not
participate
2nd, silver medalist(s) 1000 m
8th 1500 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 1000 m
2nd, silver medalist(s) 1500 m
2012–13 5th 2x500 m
1st, gold medalist(s) 1000 m
1st, gold medalist(s) 1500 m
6th 4th 1000 m
10th 1500 m
20th 500 m
1st, gold medalist(s) 1000 m
11th 1500 m
2013–14 5th 2x500 m
1st, gold medalist(s) 1000 m
2nd, silver medalist(s) 1500 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 5th Not held Did not
participate
39th 500 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 1000 m
10th 1500 m
11th GWC
2014–15 11th 2x500 m
1st, gold medalist(s) 1000 m
4th 1500 m
4th Did not
participate
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 1000 m
9th 1500 m
Not held 2nd, silver medalist(s) 1000 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 1500 m
4th GWC
2015-16 1st, gold medalist(s) 1000 m
1st, gold medalist(s) 1500 m
Did not
participate
2nd, silver medalist(s) 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 1000 m
2nd, silver medalist(s) 1500 m
1st, gold medalist(s) 1000 m
2nd, silver medalist(s) 1500 m
1st, gold medalist(s) GWC
2016-17 2nd, silver medalist(s) 1000 m
2nd, silver medalist(s) 1500 m
Did not
participate
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 1st, gold medalist(s) 1000 m
1st, gold medalist(s) 1500 m
1st, gold medalist(s) 1000 m
1st, gold medalist(s) 1500 m
1st, gold medalist(s) GWC
2017-18 2nd, silver medalist(s) 1000 m
6th 1500 m
Did not
participate
2nd, silver medalist(s) Not held 1st, gold medalist(s) 1000 m
1st, gold medalist(s) 1500 m

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kjeld Nuis (own site)". www.kjeldnuis.nl. Retrieved 19 February 2012.
  2. ^ a b "National Records – Netherlands (NED)". www.speedskatingresults.com. Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Nuis op rozen in Noorwegen". Dagblad van het Noorden. 31 January 2016. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
  4. ^ http://www.dvhn.nl/sport/Emmenaar-Kjeld-Nuis-blijft-toch-bij-LottoNL-Jumbo-en-denkt-aan-nieuwe-gouden-medailles-23157562.html
  5. ^ "Kjeld Nuis". speedskatingresults.com. Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Kjeld Nuis Championships". www.speedskatingstats.com. Retrieved 8 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Kjeld Nuis World Cup". www.speedskatingstats.com. Retrieved 8 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Kjeld Nuis". www.sskating.com. Retrieved 27 February 2012.