Simon Kuipers

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Simon Kuipers
Simon Kuipers (09-12-2007).jpg
Simon Kuipers in 2007
Personal information
Born (1982-08-09) 9 August 1982 (age 36)
Haarlem, Netherlands
Websitewww.simonkuipers.nl
Sport
Country Netherlands
SportSpeed skating
Turned pro2001

Simon Kuipers (born 9 August 1982)[1] is a retired Dutch speed skater. He won a 1500 meters World Cup competitions on 3 December 2005. It was his first World Cup victory. He participated in two events at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, finishing 23rd in the 500 metres, and 4th in the 1500 metres, less than four-tenths of a second off the podium, as well as being the fastest Dutchman in that event. He officially retired in March 2012.

Personal records[edit]

Personal records
Men's speed skating
Event Result Date Location Notes
500 m 34.78 17 November 2007 Calgary
1000 m 1:07.39 18 November 2007 Calgary
1500 m 1:42.37 16 November 2007 Calgary [2]
3000 m 3:42.42 14 March 2007 Calgary
5000 m 6:21.57 15 March 2007 Calgary
10000 m 14:56.67 27 January 2002 Groningen

Source: SpeedskatingResults.com[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Simon Kuipers (official website)
  2. ^ Kuipers in toptijd naar WB-zege. Retrieved on 2007-11-16.
  3. ^ "Simon Kuipers". speedskatingresults.com. Retrieved 27 February 2012.

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