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Jordan McMillen

Belgium

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSBEL12606199501
NOCBelgium
Born26 Jun 1995 in  Christchurch
GenderMen
ResidenceHeist-op-den-Berg, BEL
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.64 25 Feb 2017 Inzell  
    1000m 1:16.25 14 Feb 2015 Inzell  
    1500m 1:54.61 30 Dec 2017 Inzell  
    5000m 6:45.08 21 Oct 2017 Inzell  
    10000m 15:07.36 12 Mar 2016 Tilburg  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/jordanmcmillenofficial  
twitter.com/1JordanMcMillen  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachJelle Spruyt [national]; Tristan Loy [personal], FRA  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age two, and took up speed skating in October 2013.  
Club / TeamNoord Limburgse Snelschaats Vereniging [NLSV]: Lommel, BEL  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesCycling. (kiaspeedskatingacademy.com, 2015)  
Famous relativesBoth his parents competed in short track at international level. His mother represented Belgium and was a European champion in the sport. His father Michael competed for New Zealand, finishing fourth in the 1000m at the 1992 Olympic Winter Games in Albertville. (SportsDeskOnline, 17 Oct 2017; kiaspeedskatingacademy.com, 2015)  
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (kiaspeedskatingacademy.com, 2015)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Sven Kramer, Belgian road cyclist Philippe Gilbert. (kiaspeedskatingacademy.com, 2015)  
AmbitionsTo win gold at the Olympic Winter Games. (kiaspeedskatingacademy.com, 2015)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever." [Lance Armstrong] (kiaspeedskatingacademy.com, 2015)  
Other informationFROM NEW ZEALAND TO BELGIUM
His father is from New Zealand and his mother is from Belgium. He initially represented New Zealand before switching to compete for Belgium in June 2015. (speedskatingnews.info, 23 Sep 2017; hln.be, 24 Jan 2017)
 
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 5000m18