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Ellen Bjertnes

Norway

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSNOR20812199401
NOCNorway
Born08 Dec 1994 in  Drammen
GenderWomen
ResidenceGeithus, NOR
LanguagesNorwegian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.66 12 Mar 2016 Calgary  
    1000m 1:17.72 12 Mar 2016 Calgary  
    1500m 2:00.48 04 Dec 2016 Astana  
    3000m 4:21.83 02 Dec 2016 Astana  
    5000m 7:50.60 27 Feb 2011 Hamar  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/pages/Ellen-Bjertnes-sk%C3%B8ytel%C3%B8per/184100654958002  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamGeithus IL: Norway  
Name of coachEven Johansen [national], NOR  
Coach from which country?Norway  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age seven in Geithus, Norway.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Stay focused and always do your best." (Athlete, 02 Dec 2015)  
Famous relativesHer older brother Martin Bjertnes has represented Norway in speed skating at Junior World Cup events. She is also the cousin of Norwegian speed skater Kristian Reistad Fredriksen. He was part of the national squad that finished fifth in the team pursuit at the 2012 World Single Distance Championships in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (SportsDeskOnline, 03 Dec 2015; n-s-f.no, 13 Apr 2012; bygdeposten.no, 02 Feb 2012)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 European Allround Championships Allround15  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m36  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m45