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Dione Voskamp

Netherlands

SportSpeed Skating
NOCNetherlands
Born09 Jan 1997 in  Delft
GenderWomen
ResidenceDe Lier, NED
OccupationAthlete, Business Owner, Graphical Design
LanguagesDutch, English
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.57 11 Dec 2021 Calgary  
    1000m 1:15.37 11 Dec 2021 Calgary  
    1500m 2:03.34 01 Oct 2017 Inzell  
    3000m 4:35.38 03 Dec 2014 Heerenveen  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Sprint Championships
Event  
World Sprint Championships
    Team Sprint 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.dionevoskamp.nl  
www.facebook.com/dionevoskamp9  
twitter.com/DioneVoskamp  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachDaniel Greig [club], AUS; Thomas Herzog [club]  
Training RegimeShe has 12 training sessions a week in the summer and nine sessions a week in the winter.  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began speed skating at age eight.  
Club / TeamTeam Novus: Netherlands  
Reason for choosing this sportShe watched her mother compete in speed skating at the World Masters Championships in Calgary, AB, Canada. "These were my first moments in my childhood where I really realised, skating is cool."  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Skating has such complex technique that you can continuously improve yourself. I find all the different forms of training very varied. In addition, I really get a kick from the enormous cornering speed while skating." (healthyteam.nl, 22 Feb 2020)  
Famous relativesHer mother competed in international speed skating events. (schaatsen.nl, 11 Dec 2021)  
HobbiesReading, eating out at restaurants. (schaatsen.nl, 04 Jul 2019)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina. (schaatsen.nl, 03 Nov 2022)  
Other informationNEW TEAM
In 2022 she became a member of the newly formed Team Novus after her previous team, Team Worldstream, was disbanded. The new team's training has involved remote coaching from Daniel Greig. "I had a good season [in 2021/22], I wanted to continue, it could not end like this. So I started looking for solutions. I have a lot of confidence in Daniel's approach. He has an eye for detail and can make me better." (trouw.nl, 12 Nov 2022)

OCCUPATION
In January 2020 she began running a graphic design company called Di-One Design. (Facebook page, 25 Dec 2020)
 
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2021/2022 World Sprint Championships Team Sprint1  
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships 500m6  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup Nagano Team Sprint1  
    2021/2022 World Cup 500m11  
    2020/2021 World Cup 500m14  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m21  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1000m46