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Lotte van Beek

Netherlands

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSNED20912199101
NOCNetherlands
Born09 Dec 1991 in  Zwolle
GenderWomen
ResidenceHeerenveen, NED
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesDutch, English, German
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.25 26 Jan 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:13.36 10 Nov 2013 Calgary  
    3000m 4:09.04 20 Oct 2018 Inzell  
    5000m 7:32.59 17 Feb 2013 Hamar  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Event  
Olympic Games
    1500m     1  
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps 1 1    
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    500m   1    
    1000m 1      
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps 1      
    Allround 1   1  
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    1500m   1    
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    1500m 1      
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.lottevanbeek.nl/  
www.facebook.com/Lottevbeek  
twitter.com/LottevBeek  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachPeter Kolder [TalentNED], NED  
Club / TeamDeventer Ice Club [NED] / TalentNED [NED]:  
Reason for choosing this sport"My parents love skating on natural ice. They wanted to give me the same experience and signed me up with a skating club so I could learn how to do it and join them."  
When and where did you begin this sport?She got her first skates at age two or three. She first skated on natural ice near her house with her parents and then joined the Deventer IJsclub in the Netherlands at age seven.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerUS speed skater Brittany Bowe. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesShe tore the anterior cruciate ligament [ACL] in her right knee while skiing in April 2014. She had surgery on the injury the following month. (teamcorendon.nl, 29 May 2014; telegraaf.nl, 24 Apr 2014)  
AmbitionsTo win a gold medal at the world championships. (schaatsen.nl, 14 Oct 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning a total of three medals [one gold, one silver and one bronze] at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolUS speed skater Shani Davis. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Every setback is a challenge to overcome." (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2014 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 6 Laps1  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps1  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1500m1  
    2018 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 6 Laps2  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 1500m2  
    2012/2013 World Allround Championships 500m3  
    2014 Olympic Games 1500m3  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1000m4  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m4  
    2014 Olympic Games 1000m5  
    2012/2013 World Allround Championships Allround7  
    2009/2010 World Sprint Championships Overall15  
    2014 Olympic Games 2 x 500m16  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m23  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2013/2014 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 6 Laps1  
    2013/2014 World Cup Calgary, AB Team Pursuit 6 Laps1  
    2013/2014 World Cup Calgary, AB 1500m1  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Minsk Team Sprint2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Minsk Team Pursuit 6 Laps2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT Team Pursuit 6 Laps2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Obihiro Team Pursuit 6 Laps2  
    2013/2014 World Cup Calgary, AB 1000m2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Heerenveen 1500m2  
    2013/2014 World Cup Heerenveen 1500m2  
    2013/2014 World Cup Inzell 1500m2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Minsk 1500m3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Heerenveen 1500m3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Heerenveen 1000m3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Heerenveen 1000m3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Berlin 1500m3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Nagano 1000m3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Nagano 1000m3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Stavanger 1500m3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Heerenveen 1500m3  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m4  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m4  
    2013/2014 World Cup Overall5  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m5  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m7  
    2012/2013 World Cup Overall10  
    2017/2018 World Cup Overall20  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m21