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Ragne Wiklund

Norway

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSNOR20905200001
NOCNorway
Born09 May 2000 in  Oslo
GenderWomen
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Norwegian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.00 16 Jan 2021 Heerenveen  
    1000m 1:17.33 16 Dec 2018 Heerenveen  
    1500m 1:54.61 14 Feb 2021 Heerenveen  
    3000m 3:58.95 24 Jan 2021 Heerenveen  
    5000m 6:56.46 19 Nov 2021 Stavanger  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    1500m     1  
    3000m 1      
    Team Sprint     1  
    Allround     1  
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    1500m 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/ragne.wiklund  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamAktiv SK: Oslo, NOR  
Reason for choosing this sport"My friend took up speed skating and therefore I decided to start too."  
Name of coachJeremy Wotherspoon [national], CAN; Bjarne Rykkje [national]  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began speed skating in 2004 in Oslo, Norway.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer father. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"I just enjoy speed skating." (skoyter-15-46-6.origo.no, 09 Dec 2014)  
Other sportsShe has represented Norway in foot orienteering at junior level, and won bronze in the women's relay event at the 2018 Junior World Championships in Kecskemet, Hungary. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2019; SportsDeskOnline, 12 Jan 2021)  
MilestonesShe became the first Norwegian female speed skater to win gold at the world single distances championships when she claimed victory in the 1500m at the 2021 edition in Heerenveen, Netherlands. It was the first world title for a Norwegian female speed skater in 83 years. (isu.org, 14 Feb 2021; SportsDeskOnline, 19 Feb 2021)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (nrk.no, 11 Feb 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 1500m1  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps4  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 3000m4  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 5000m6  
    2020/2021 European Allround Championships Allround6  
    2018/2019 European Allround Championships Allround11  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 1500m17  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1500m19  
    2018/2019 World Allround Championships Allround21  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2020/2021 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2020/2021 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2021/2022 World Cup Stavanger 5000m3  
    2020/2021 World Cup 1500m8  
    2020/2021 World Cup 3000m9  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m15  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m21  
    2018/2019 World Cup 3000/5000m25  
    2019/2020 World Cup 3000/5000m29  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m39