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Marwin Talsma

Netherlands

SportSpeed Skating
NOCNetherlands
Born19 Dec 1997
GenderMen
ResidenceGrouw, NED
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesDutch
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.00 21 Nov 2020 Heerenveen  
    1000m 1:14.40 16 Mar 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:47.90 31 Oct 2020 Heerenveen  
    5000m 6:16.04 21 Nov 2020 Heerenveen  
    10000m 12:52.09 01 Nov 2020 Heerenveen  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    5000m   1    
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps   1    
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/Marwin-Talsma-1997540850360168  
twitter.com/marwintalsma  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamTeam FrySk: Netherlands  
Reason for choosing this sport"My grandfather was a short track skater and my mother also skated. That's how we got into skating.''  
Name of coachSiep Hoekstra [club], NED; Bob de Jong [club], NED  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (teamnl.org, 13 Jan 2021)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the Olympic Winter Games. (schaatsen.nl, 02 Sep 2021)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"You have to keep believing in yourself, even when the going gets tough." (teamnl.org, 13 Jan 2021)  
HobbiesSailing. (schaatsen.nl, 02 Sep 2021; proskating.nl, 01 Apr 2020)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning a bronze medal in the 10,000m at the 2019 Dutch National Single Distances Championships in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (proskating.nl, 01 Apr 2020)  
Famous relativesHis mother Helma Regts has served as a coach at Team FrySk. His grandfather Geert Regts won a Dutch national short track title in 1963. His siblings Dyon and Kim have both competed in speed skating for Team FrySk in the Netherlands. (schaatsen.nl, 02 Sep 2021; volkskrant.nl, 20 Nov 2020; proskating.nl, 01 Apr 2020)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Sven Kramer. (nu.nl, 18 Jan 2021)  
Other informationBUILDING A BOAT
He spends two days a week working at his father's marina in Grouw, Netherlands. In 2018 he bought a second-hand boat and has been rebuilding it since. "I have always said that one day I wanted to live on a boat. This is going to be it. Ultimately, it is my ambition to take over and run the marina." (frieschdagblad.nl, 15 Jan 2021; skatenl.nl, 27 Dec 2020; volkskrant.nl, 20 Nov 2020)
 
InjuriesHe tore his ankle ligaments in a training accident in June 2020. (schaatsen.nl, 02 Sep 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2020/2021 European Allround Championships Allround7  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2020/2021 World Cup 5000m18  
    2017/2018 World Cup 5000/10000m32  
    2019/2020 World Cup 5000/10000m35  
    2018/2019 World Cup 5000/10000m44