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Frank Vreugdenhil

Netherlands

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSNED11710198401
NOCNetherlands
Born17 Oct 1984 in  De Lier
GenderMen
ResidenceEldersloo, NED
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesDutch
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.10 09 Aug 2009 Calgary  
    1000m 1:11.93 16 Mar 2007 Calgary  
    1500m 1:49.25 14 Mar 2007 Calgary  
    5000m 6:22.42 26 Dec 2013 Heerenveen  
    10000m 13:18.07 02 Nov 2014 Heerenveen  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/frank.vreugdenhil  
twitter.com/FrankVreugd  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamAB Vakwerk [marathon]: Netherlands  
General Interest
General Interest
Other sportsHe has raced in road cycling at international level and in marathon speed skating at national level. (cyclingdatabase.com, 13 Sep 2014; nusport.nl, 26 Oct 2013)  
Famous relativesHis younger brother Johan has competed in speed skating at international level and marathon speed skating at national level. (deweekkrant.nl, 17 Jun 2009; schaatspeloton.nl, 2009; effesport.nl, 2008)  
NicknamesBolletje (cyclingdatabase.com, 13 Sep 2014)  
Other informationTO KAZAKHSTAN AND BACK
In 2009 he announced he would begin competing for Kazakhstan in an attempt to qualify for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. He later abandoned the plan after learning he would have to give up his Dutch citizenship if he was to switch nationalities. (schaatsstatistieken.nl, 2014; internationaljustice.rnw.nl, 20 Nov 2009; rtvdrenthe.nl, 03 Oct 2009)

FAMILY BUSINESS
He works at Tuinplantenkwekerij Vreugdenhil, a nursery that grows garden plants in Eldersloo, Netherlands. (Facebook profile, 12 Oct 2018; tuinplantenkwekerijvreugdenhil.nl, 2014)
 
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2014/2015 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Berlin Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2013/2014 World Cup 5000/10000m21  
    2014/2015 World Cup 5000/10000m23