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Cornelius Kersten

Great Britain

SportSpeed Skating
NOCGreat Britain
Born19 Jul 1994 in  Haarlem
GenderMen
ResidenceHeerenveen, NED
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesDutch, English
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.72 04 Jan 2018 Calgary  
    1000m 1:09.97 10 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:48.69 09 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 7:14.86 11 Mar 2014 Heerenveen  
Social Media
Social Media
corneliuskersten.nl/  
www.facebook.com/corneliuskersten1  
twitter.com/kerstncornelius  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachTom Fell [national]; Desly Hill, AUS; Phil Brojaka, GBR  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began speed skating at a young age in Haarlem, Netherlands.  
Reason for choosing this sport"My father took me to the rink and I liked doing it, so it stuck."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesIn 2015 he damaged his front tooth, broke his collarbone and sustained a concussion. He was out of action for five months as a result of his injuries. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)

He has battled regular groin injuries during his career. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)
 
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at both the 2017 Winter World University Games in Almaty, Kazakhstan, and the 2018 World Sprint Championships in Changchun, People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)  
NicknamesCorno (corneliuskersten.nl, 04 Feb 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 World Sprint Championships Overall20  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m54