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Ragne Wiklund

Norway

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSNOR20905200001
NOCNorway
Born09 May 2000 in  Oslo
GenderWomen
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, Norwegian
ResidenceOslo, NOR
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.59 05 Mar 2022 Hamar  
    1000m 1:14.11 04 Dec 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:52.47 12 Dec 2021 Calgary  
    3000m 3:55.51 03 Dec 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 6:46.15 05 Mar 2023 Heerenveen  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    1500m     1  
    3000m 1      
    Team Sprint     1  
    Allround     1  
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    1500m 1 1    
    3000m 1      
    5000m   1    
European Allround Championships
Event  
European Allround Championships
    Allround   1    
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    3000m     1  
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps   1    
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamAktiv SK: Oslo, NOR  
Reason for choosing this sport"My friend took up speed skating and therefore I decided to start too."  
Name of coachBjarne Rykkje [national]  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"I just enjoy speed skating." (skoyter-15-46-6.origo.no, 09 Dec 2014)  
Most influential person in careerHer father. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2017)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She began speed skating in 2004 in Oslo, Norway.  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/ragne.wiklund  
General Interest
General Interest
Other sportsShe has represented Norway in foot orienteering at junior level. She won bronze in the women's relay at the 2018 Junior World Championships in Kecskemet, Hungary. (nettavisen.no, 24 Jan 2022; SportsDeskOnline, 12 Jan 2021; Athlete, 25 Nov 2019)  
MilestonesShe became the first female speed skater representing Norway to win gold at the world single distances championships when she claimed victory in the 1500m at the 2021 edition of the tournament in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (SportsDeskOnline, 19 Feb 2021; isu.org, 14 Feb 2021)  
Awards and honoursIn 2023 she received the Honorary Award of Ekeberg in Norway. (tv2.no, 07 Oct 2023; Instagram profile, 04 Jun 2023)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 1500m1  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships 3000m1  
    2023/2024 World Allround Championships 5000m2  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit2  
    2022/2023 European Allround Championships Allround2  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships 5000m2  
    2021/2022 World Allround Championships 1500m2  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships 1500m2  
    2021/2022 World Allround Championships 5000m3  
    2023/2024 European Single Distances Championships 3000m3  
    2021/2022 World Allround Championships 3000m3  
    2023/2024 World Allround Championships 3000m3  
    2021/2022 World Allround Championships Allround4  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps4  
    2023/2024 World Single Distances Championships 5000m4  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships 3000m4  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 3000m4  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit5  
    2022 Olympic Games 5000m5  
    2023/2024 World Single Distances Championships 3000m5  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships 1500m5  
    2022 Olympic Games 3000m5  
    2022 Olympic Games Team Pursuit6  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 5000m6  
    2023/2024 World Allround Championships Allround6  
    2020/2021 European Allround Championships Allround6  
    2018/2019 European Allround Championships Allround11  
    2022 Olympic Games 1500m12  
    2023/2024 World Single Distances Championships 1500m14  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 1500m17  
    2022 Olympic Games 1000m18  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1500m19  
    2018/2019 World Allround Championships Allround21  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 3000/5000m1  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 3000/5000m1  
    2023/2024 Obihiro 3000m1  
    2022/2023 Stavanger 3000m1  
    2023/2024 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki 3000m1  
    2022/2023 Calgary, AB 3000m1  
    2023/2024 Beijing 3000m1  
    2022/2023 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki 3000m1  
    2022/2023 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki 1500m1  
    2022/2023 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki 3000m1  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1500m2  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 3000/5000m2  
    2021/2022 Heerenveen 3000m2  
    2022/2023 Calgary, AB 5000m2  
    2022/2023 Stavanger 1500m2  
    2022/2023 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki 1500m2  
    2020/2021 Heerenveen Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2020/2021 Heerenveen Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2021/2022 Heerenveen 1500m3  
    2021/2022 Stavanger 5000m3  
    2023/2024 Stavanger 5000m3  
    2021/2022 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m3  
    2022/2023 Heerenveen 3000m3  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1500m4  
    2020/2021 World Cup Classification 1500m8  
    2020/2021 World Cup Classification 3000m9  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1500m11  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m15  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m21  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 3000/5000m25  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 3000/5000m29  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1000m36  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m39  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m39  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1000m47