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Simon Schouten

Netherlands

SportSpeed Skating
NOCNetherlands
Born07 Dec 1990 in  Zwaagdijk
GenderMen
ResidenceAndijk, NED
LanguagesDutch, English
Higher educationCommercial Studies, Economics - Johan Cruyff College: Amsterdam, NED
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.33 12 Feb 2010 Enschede  
    1000m 1:15.21 24 Jan 2009 Heerenveen  
    1500m 1:48.63 15 Oct 2017 Inzell  
    5000m 6:16.76 10 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    10000m 13:03.86 04 Nov 2018 Heerenveen  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/simon.schouten.9  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamTeam easyJet: Netherlands  
Name of coachJillert Anema [club], NED  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementWinning the 2013 Alternative Elfstedentocht Weissensee [AEW] in Austria. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
Awards and honoursHe was named Marathon Skater of the Year by the Royal Dutch Ice Skaters Bond [KNSB] for the 2016/17 season. (schaatsen.nl, 17 Oct 2018)  
Famous relativesHis sister Irene Schouten has represented the Netherlands in speed skating, and won bronze in the mass start at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (SportsDeskOnline, 26 Nov 2018; isu.org, 21 Nov 2018)  
Other informationOCCUPATION
He manages his family's floristry business - Klaas Schouten BV - in Andijk, Netherlands. (Facebook profile, 14 May 2018)
 
Sporting philosophy / motto"Take what you can take." (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps1  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps4  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 5000m7  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup Minsk Mass Start 16 Laps1  
    2018/2019 World Cup Obihiro Mass Start 16 Laps2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps4  
    2017/2018 World Cup Overall22  
    2017/2018 World Cup 5000/10000m36