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Dione Voskamp

Netherlands

SportSpeed Skating
NOCNetherlands
Born09 Jan 1997 in  Delft
GenderWomen
ResidenceHeerenveen, NED
OccupationAthlete, Business Owner, Graphical Design
LanguagesDutch, English
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.31 25 Jan 2020 Heerenveen  
    1000m 1:16.68 12 Oct 2019 Inzell  
    1500m 2:03.34 01 Oct 2017 Inzell  
    3000m 4:35.38 03 Dec 2014 Heerenveen  
Social Media
Social Media
www.dionevoskamp.nl  
www.facebook.com/dionevoskamp9  
twitter.com/DioneVoskamp  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachRutger Tijssen [club], NED; Kosta Poltavets [club]; Jan Coopmans [national], NED  
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 Worldstream: 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
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the team sprint at the 2019 World Cup event in Nagano, Japan. (healthyteam.nl, 22 Feb 2020)  
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 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (sport.talentboek.nl, 09 Jan 2021)  
Other informationOCCUPATION
In January 2020 she began running a graphic design company called 'Di-One Design' in the Netherlands. (Facebook page, 25 Dec 2020)
 
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2021/2022 European Single Distances Championships 500m6  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup Nagano Team Sprint1  
    2020/2021 World Cup 500m14  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m21