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Esther Kiel

Netherlands

SportSpeed Skating
NOCNetherlands
Born20 Oct 1996
GenderWomen
ResidenceHeerenveen, NED
OccupationAthlete, Shop Assistant, Student
LanguagesDutch, English, French
Higher educationHuman Movement Studies - Free University of Amsterdam: Netherlands
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
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  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/estherschaatsen  
twitter.com/EstherKiel  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachSiep Hoekstra [club], NED  
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 FrySk: Netherlands  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo win a gold medal in the 1500m at the Olympic Winter Games. (teamfrysk.nl, 20 Oct 2019)  
Other informationOCCUPATION
She works part-time in a bicycle shop alongside her speed skating career. (heerenveensecourant.nl, 03 Sep 2020)

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