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Esther Kiel


SportSpeed Skating
Born20 Oct 1996
ResidenceHeerenveen, NED
LanguagesDutch, English, French
Higher educationHuman Movement Studies - Free University of Amsterdam: Netherlands
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.75 21 Nov 2020 Heerenveen  
    1000m 1:19.03 07 Oct 2017 Heerenveen  
    1500m 1:58.34 24 Oct 2020 Heerenveen  
    3000m 4:07.88 02 Nov 2019 Heerenveen  
    5000m 7:11.75 03 Nov 2019 Heerenveen  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    1500m   1    
    3000m     1  
    Mass Start 10 Laps   1    
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps 1      
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Training RegimeShe trains six days a week.  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating in grade two of school.  
Reason for choosing this sportShe took up the sport after her older brother tried it at school. "I wanted to go with my brother so much that my parents let me go along. Since then I have always enjoyed skating."  
Club / TeamTeam Worldstream: Netherlands  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo win a gold medal in the 1500m at the Olympic Winter Games. (, 20 Oct 2019)  
Other informationOCCUPATION
She has worked part-time in a bicycle shop alongside her speed skating career. (, 03 Sep 2020)

She has studied for a master's degree in human movement studies at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. (, 26 Jan 2020)
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup 3000/5000m37