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Yvonne Nauta

Netherlands

SportSpeed Skating
NOCNetherlands
Born21 Feb 1991 in  Uitwellingerga
GenderWomen
ResidenceHeerenveen, NED
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesDutch, English
Higher educationPsychology - Open University: Netherlands
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.58 27 Dec 2014 Heerenveen  
    1000m 1:18.96 25 Oct 2014 Heerenveen  
    1500m 1:57.23 29 Dec 2013 Heerenveen  
    3000m 4:02.56 09 Feb 2017 Gangneung  
    5000m 6:57.59 23 Mar 2014 Heerenveen  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Allround Championships
Event  
World Allround Championships
    Allround     1  
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps 2      
    Allround   1    
European Championships
Event  
European Championships
    Allround   1    
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/nautayvonne  
twitter.com/YvonneNauta  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamLotto Jumbo: Netherlands  
Name of coachJac Orie [club], NED  
Reason for choosing this sportShe was encouraged to take up the sport by her father.  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began speed skating as a child and had already completed a 40km race by age five.  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (teamcontinu.nl, 27 Dec 2014)  
InjuriesIn May 2017 she suffered multiple fractures to her right leg after a crash during training. Speaking in October 2017, she said she expected to return to the ice by Christmas that year. (nu.nl, 18 Oct 2017; schaatsen.nl, 03 May 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in team pursuit at the 2009 and 2010 world junior championships. (teamliga.nl, 15 Dec 2013)  
HobbiesReading. (schaatsen.nl, 31 Oct 2014)  
Famous relativesHer father Dirk competed in the Around The World ocean sailing race on four occasions. (zeilhelden.nl, 02 Feb 2014; schaatsen.nl, 31 Oct 2013)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2013/2014 World Allround Championships 5000m1  
    2013/2014 European Championships Allround2  
    2013/2014 World Allround Championships 3000m2  
    2013/2014 World Allround Championships Allround3  
    2016/2017 European Allround Championships Allround4  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 3000m5  
    2014 Olympic Games 5000m6  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2013/2014 World Cup Heerenveen 3000m2  
    2013/2014 World Cup 3000/5000m3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Astana 5000m3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Inzell 3000m3  
    2015/2016 World Cup 3000/5000m12  
    2013/2014 World Cup Overall12  
    2014/2015 World Cup 3000/5000m24  
    2010/2011 World Cup 3000/5000m45