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Arjan Stroetinga

Netherlands

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSNED12606198101
NOCNetherlands
Born26 Jun 1981 in  Oosterwolde
GenderMen
Marital statusMarried
FamilyWife Aline
ResidenceWijnjewoude, NED
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesDutch, English, Frisian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.36 18 Oct 2015 Inzell  
    1000m 1:19.84 24 Mar 2002 Heerenveen  
    1500m 1:49.11 19 Dec 2015 Heerenveen  
    5000m 6:19.18 12 Mar 2016 Heerenveen  
    10000m 12:51.92 21 Nov 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    Mass Start 16 Laps 1 1    
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/arjan.stroetinga  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachAart van der Wulp, NED, from 2000  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age six and took up speed skating at age 10.  
Club / TeamDe Kluners: Drachten, NED  
General Interest
General Interest
Other sportsHe has competed in marathon skating and has won gold at the Dutch championships in the sport. He has also competed in national road cycling events. (wielrennensurhuisterveen.nl, 04 Sep 2014; bamschaatsteam.nl, 2012)  
Famous relativesHis younger brother Wim competed in track cycling at the Olympic Games in 2008, 2012 and 2016, and participated in road cycling at the 2017 European Championships in Herning, Denmark. (SportsDeskOnline, 06 Aug 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Second place is the first loser." (Athlete, 20 Nov 2017)  
HobbiesPlaying cards. (schaatsen.nl, 31 Oct 2014)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. If the Elfstedentocht race takes place at the same time as the Games he says he will choose to participate in the race in Netherlands instead. (nos.nl, 22 Oct 2017)  
NicknamesStroet (schaatsen.nl, 01 Jan 2016)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps1  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps1  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps2  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2012/2013 World Cup Mass Start 20 Laps1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Heerenveen Mass Start 16 Laps1  
    2012/2013 World Cup Inzell Mass Start 20 Laps1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Inzell Team Pursuit 8 Laps1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps1  
    2013/2014 World Cup Inzell Mass Start 20 Laps1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT Mass Start 16 Laps1  
    2013/2014 World Cup Mass Start 20 Laps2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Heerenveen Mass Start 20 Laps2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Heerenveen Mass Start 20 Laps2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Berlin Mass Start 16 Laps2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Heerenveen Mass Start 16 Laps3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Heerenveen Mass Start 20 Laps3  
    2011/2012 World Cup Berlin Mass Start 20 Laps3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Inzell 5000m3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Berlin Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2011/2012 World Cup Mass Start 20 Laps4  
    2015/2016 World Cup Overall7  
    2015/2016 World Cup 5000/10000m8  
    2014/2015 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps12  
    2012/2013 World Cup Overall15  
    2011/2012 World Cup Overall19  
    2013/2014 World Cup Overall23  
    2016/2017 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps24  
    2017/2018 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps26  
    2014/2015 World Cup 5000/10000m32  
    2014/2015 World Cup Overall36  
    2016/2017 World Cup 5000/10000m42