Martin Hersman

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Martin Hersman
Personal information
Born (1974-02-26) 26 February 1974 (age 43)
Sassenheim, the Netherlands
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 89 kg (196 lb)
Sport
Country  Netherlands
Sport Speed skating
Club Sassenheimse IJsclub
Turned pro 1991
Retired 2003
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 500 m: 36.38 (2002)
1000 m: 1:10.17 (2002)
1500 m: 1:46.76 (2002)
5000 m: 6:31.62 (2002)
10 000 m: 14:01.42 (2002)

Martinus Anthonius Johannes Maria "Martin" Hersman (born 26 February 1974) is a retired speed skater from the Netherlands who was active between 1992 and 2003. He competed at the 1994 and 1998 Winter Olympics in 1000 and 1500 m; his best achievement was sixth place in the 1500 m event in 1998.[1]

He won a bronze allround medal at the European Speed Skating Championships for Men in 1996 and two bronze medals at the single distance world championships: in the 1500 m (1996) and 1000 m (1997). Nationally, he won the 1500 m event in 2000 and 2002.[2]

Personal bests:[1]

  • 500 m – 36.38 (2002)
  • 1000 m – 1:10.17 (2002)
  • 1500 m – 1:46.76 (2002)
  • 5000 m – 6:31.62 (2002)
  • 10000 m – 14:01.42 (1999)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Martin Hersman. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Martin Hersman (NED). schaatsstatistieken.nl