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Esmé Stollenga


SportSpeed Skating
Born15 May 1995 in  Garmerwolde
ResidenceGroningen, NED
LanguagesDutch, English
Higher educationNursing - Hanze University of Applied Sciences: Groningen, NED
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.18 27 Dec 2020 Heerenveen  
    1000m 1:17.56 04 Nov 2018 Heerenveen  
    1500m 2:05.01 02 Oct 2016 Inzell  
    3000m 4:41.17 02 Jan 2016 Heerenveen  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamTeam FrySk: Leeuwarden, NED  
Reason for choosing this sport"My family skated and I liked the sport."  
Name of coachSiep Hoekstra, NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age eight in Assen, Netherlands.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer family. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolUS speed skater Shani Davis. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesDuring her career she has had three back operations, which kept her out of action for a total of five years. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning the women's tournament at the 2016 Utrecht City Bokaal in the Netherlands, and placing 10th in the 1000m at the 2016 Dutch National Single Distances Championships in Heerenveen. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"If you believe, you can achieve." (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m31