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Bo van der Werff


SportSpeed Skating
Born24 Aug 1992 in  Eelde
ResidenceGroningen, NED
OccupationAthlete, Student
Higher educationDietics, Nutrition - Hanze University of Applied Sciences: Groningen, NED
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.21 13 Nov 2015 Calgary  
    1000m 1:17.38 02 Nov 2014 Heerenveen  
    1500m 2:04.12 08 Jan 2011 Heerenveen  
    3000m 4:25.53 27 Feb 2010 Heerenveen  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamTeam IKO: Netherlands  
Name of coachMartin ten Hove [club], NED; Erwin ten Hove [club], NED  
General Interest
General Interest
Other informationTECHNIQUE
She spent the off-season in 2014 working on improving her technique. "It's a bit of a complicated story, but I have changed the position of my skate on the ice. It gives me better stability and I can use my strength more effectively." (, 02 Nov 2014)
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesHer 2017/18 season was disrupted due to right knee injury, and forced her to miss the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (, 19 Sep 2018)

An inflamed wisdom tooth meant she was unable to compete at the 2015 World Cup event in Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America. (, 22 Nov 2015)

She had surgery on her knee in 2005. (, 16 Sep 2015)
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age seven.  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 Heerenveen Team Sprint3  
    2015/2016 Heerenveen Team Sprint3  
    2016/2017 Nagano Team Sprint3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 500m15  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m22  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 500m36  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1000m37