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Letitia de Jong

Netherlands

SportSpeed Skating
NOCNetherlands
Born05 Mar 1993 in  Leeuwarden
GenderWomen
FamilyPartner Ireen Wust
ResidenceHeerenveen, NED
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesDutch, English, Frisian
Higher educationHealth Studies - University of Groningen: Netherlands
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.07 03 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    1000m 1:14.12 02 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:57.00 20 Oct 2018 Inzell  
    3000m 4:25.92 27 Feb 2010 Heerenveen  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    Team Sprint   1    
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/Letitia-de-Jong-731071433600080/  
twitter.com/LetitiadeJong  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamTeam IKO: Netherlands  
Reason for choosing this sportShe wanted to learn how to skate on natural ice.  
Name of coachMartin ten Hove [club], NED; Erwin ten Hove [club], NED  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer family, and her partner Ireen Wust. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Famous relativesHer partner Ireen Wust has represented the Netherlands in speed skating, winning five gold medals across four Olympic Winter Games from 2006 to 2018. (SportsDeskOnline, 21 Nov 2018; telegraaf.nl, 03 Mar 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning the small combination at the 2018 National Sprint Championships in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Team Sprint2  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1000m5  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 500m6  
    2017/2018 World Sprint Championships Overall8  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomakomai Team Sprint1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Minsk Team Sprint2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki Team Sprint3  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m9  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m18  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m34  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m35  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m38  
    2017/2018 World Cup Overall43