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Merijn Scheperkamp

Netherlands

SportSpeed Skating
NOCNetherlands
Born06 Mar 2000 in  Hilversum
GenderMen
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesDutch, English
Higher educationBiomedical Science - Van Hall Larenstein [VHL] University of Applied Sciences: Leeuwarden, NED
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Mass Start 10 Laps   1    
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps     1  
    Team Sprint 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/merijn.scheperkamp  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachJac Orie [Jumbo-Visma], NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up ice skating and inline skating at Schaats en Inlineskate Vereniging Zeist club in the Netherlands.  
Reason for choosing this sport"My parents were good skaters. My sister is four years older and she started skating. I wanted that too."  
Club / TeamTeam Jumbo-Visma [NED] / Schaats en Inlineskate Vereniging Zeist [NED]:  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo win gold at the Olympic Winter Games. (gooieneembode.nl, 10 May 2020)  
Other sportsHe has represented the Netherlands in roller speed skating, and won a silver medal at the 2019 European Championships in Pamplona, Spain. (SportsDeskOnline, 10 Nov 2021; schaatsen.nl, 02 Feb 2019)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2020/2021 World Cup 500m34